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8-Year-Old Cancer Patient Among Those Affected By Government Shutdown

Every week, hundreds of patients, including children, are admitted to new clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health. Now many are losing hope as the government shutdown continues.

10/03/2013

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Big Crowds Expected At The 7th Annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge

It started right here in Baltimore, and it’s become a nationwide event. On Sunday, hundreds will gather in Towson for the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge.

09/26/2013

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Feds, Family Reach Deal On Use Of DNA Information From Baltimore Woman

About 60 years ago, a doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital removed cancer cells from a poor, black patient named Henrietta Lacks without telling her. Those cells eventually led to many life-saving medical treatments.

08/07/2013

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Baltimore Steps Up To Help Tennessee Girl, 7, Fighting Rare Cancer At Hopkins

Seven years old and battling cancer. Like a lot of other children, that fight has brought Julia Warren to Johns Hopkins.

07/22/2013

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Cold Caps Tested To Prevent Hair Loss During Chemo

The first time Miriam Lipton had breast cancer, her thick locks fell out two weeks after starting chemotherapy. The second time breast cancer struck, Lipton gave her scalp a deep chill and kept much of her hair — making her fight for survival seem a bit easier.

07/22/2013

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Novelist Vince Flynn The Poster Child For Early Prostate Cancer Screenings?

Readers across the country are remembering best-selling author Vince Flynn. He died from prostate cancer earlier this week. And doctors say he could become the poster child for a return to early screenings.

06/20/2013

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Pancreatic Cancer Research 5K To Shut D.C. Streets

Police in Washington say drivers should expect street closures this weekend because of a walk to benefit pancreatic cancer research.

06/12/2013

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Defective Breast Cancer Gene Common In African American Women

Genetics can play a big role in getting cancer. A new study shows a breast cancer causing gene is surprisingly common in African American women with the disease.

06/09/2013

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Michael Douglas Starts Dialogue: HPV A Growing Concern For Men

Michael Douglas is drawing worldwide attention after he revealed doctors have linked his throat cancer to oral sex and HPV, a sexually transmitted disease.

06/06/2013

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Md. Zoo Euthanizes Female Leopard Who Had Cancer

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore says its 20-year-old leopard named Amari has been euthanized because of her declining health from cancer.

06/06/2013

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Community Mourns Loss Of Influential Pastor, Rev. Dr. Harold Carter Sr.

Rev. Dr. Harold A. Carter Sr., who has spent 48 years as the pastor of The New Shiloh Baptist Church, has died after battling cancer for nearly 20 years.

05/30/2013

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Maryland Half Marathon Has Raised Over $1M For Cancer Research

Five years ago two friends from Baltimore had an idea: a running event to raise money in the fight against cancer.

05/09/2013

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