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Gavin's Gifts

Little Girl With Big Heart Honors Her Friend’s Memory With Gifts To Ill Children

She’s just 11 years old, but when one of her best friends died of cancer she decided to honor his memory by helping others. And on Sunday, Emily Nelson will make a trip to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

04/11/2014

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Bicyclists Pedal From Key Bridge To Key West To Help Those With Cancer

Billions of dollars are spent each year researching a cure for cancer, but those fighting the disease often see an immediate financial burden.

04/02/2014

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Congress Heeds Dying Va. Girl’s Call On Research

Two weeks before she died from brain cancer last October, tiny 10-year-old Gabriella Miller of Leesburg, Va., delivered a message on YouTube to Congress: “Stop talking and start doing.”

03/13/2014

Zach Lederer

Inspirational Univ. Of Maryland Student Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

A University of Maryland student who inspired people across the country has lost his battle with brain cancer.

03/12/2014

Monica Pence Barlow

Orioles PR Director Dies Of Lung Cancer At Age 36

After a long battle with lung cancer, the Orioles director of public relations died Friday morning at age 36.

02/28/2014

casey cares, believe it or not

Casey Cares Invites 50 Families Of Kids Battling Health Issues To ‘Believe It Or Not’

The families of children who are battling life threatening health issues long for their lives to return to normal. A local nonprofit tried to make that happen on Monday.

02/17/2014

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Runners Training In The Dead Of Winter For Maryland Half Marathon

The dead of winter turns into training season for many avid runners waiting for the Maryland Half Marathon this spring. It’s part of WJZ’s Continuing Community Commitment.

01/30/2014

Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Welcomes Her Twin Boys Home

Pa.’s Allegheny Health Teaming With Johns Hopkins

Allegheny Health Network has a memorandum of understanding for a five-year affiliation with the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore.

01/22/2014

johns hopkins

Johns Hopkins Receives Major Gift For Kimmel Cancer Center

A cancer foundation dedicated to cancer research is spending nearly a billion dollars in funding across several research centers including Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

01/06/2014

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37th Annual Great American Smokeout Urges Smokers To Set Plan To Quit

The American Cancer Society is asking millions of Americans to put out their cigarettes and make a plan to quit as part of the 37th annual Great American Smokeout.

11/21/2013

Jack Andraka

Vatican Honors Md. Teen For Breakthrough Pancreatic Cancer Research

A Maryland teenager has been honored by the Vatican for his work to develop a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic cancer.

11/18/2013

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Spinning For A Cure: 12 Hours Of Biking Benefits Local Cancer Foundation

Spinning for a cure. Family, friends and exercise enthusiasts spent the day peddling.

10/26/2013

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