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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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Fighting Breast Cancer On The Road: 2013 Ride Across Maryland Will End At Blob’s Park

It’s almost time for Dick Gelfman’s annual Ride Across Maryland. In 12 years the event has raised more than $2 million in the fight breast cancer.

05/03/2013

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Fort Detrick Critics Hail Md. Cancer Study Bill

Critics of Fort Detrick in Frederick are hailing a bill requiring closer scrutiny of cancer cluster investigations.

05/03/2013

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Maryland Half Marathon: A Do-It-Yourself Approach To Cancer Research Fundraising

Ask those who are trying to find a cure for diseases and they’ll tell you that it is much harder to get funding for research. Now a cancer center downtown is taking a do-it-yourself approach to finding the money.

05/01/2013

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Soccer Stars Promote Cancer Awareness With Camps

Italian soccer stars are coming to Baltimore to promote a cancer awareness program.

04/26/2013

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