| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
June 12, 1956-June 12, 2013
Jennifer “Jennie” Manning was born at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach on June 12, 1956, to William and Kay Manning of Costa Mesa. She attended Estancia High School, where she contributed to an...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Hayley Petenbrink, a recent Meyersdale Area High School graduate, knows the sorrow cancer can bring. The disease has struck her family more than once and ovarian cancer took away her grandmother.
She said she’s determined to fight back.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
More than 600 people signed up this year to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Washington County, a fundraising event that began Friday afternoon and was scheduled to extend into the morning hours Saturday.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that naturally occurring human genes may not be patented, potentially opening up commercial and scientific terrain to more freewheeling exploration.
In a unanimous decision that is a mixed bag for the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.
Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Douglas Davis said he didn’t used to wear suntan lotion or a hat when on the job finding underground utilities for Miss Utility.
“I do now,” said the one-year cancer survivor, who had stage-four melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
| May 28, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Wedding date: April 14
Her story: Megan Ibbotson, 30, grew up in Manassas, Va., and now lives in Waldorf. She is a school counselor. Her father, Peter, was a military veteran and her mother, Joanne, was a school principal. Both of her parents are...
| May 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
An aunt of Angelina Jolie who carried a same gene mutation linked to breast cancer as the actress has died of the disease at an Escondido hospital, according to an interview with her husband.
Debbie Martin, 61, passed away early Sunday, only a few weeks...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:47 PM
I was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
| May 21, 2013
Four days after her April 27 breast reconstruction, the third and final surgery aimed at sparing her an early death from breast cancer, Angelina Jolie was in good spirits at home.
Upon paying a house call, her surgeon, Dr. Kristi Funk of the Pink...