| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Selena Doyle’s mammogram test results came back inconclusive last August, she first thought she would just have to take the test again.
“The year before, my mom’s test came back inconclusive, so I thought no big deal....,”...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:05 AM
What makes life fun and interesting? That is easy to answer: the people in your life who stimulate you and make for a wonderful life.
Most of us would not trade our zany families for any others in the world. We tolerate their crazy and sometimes...
| Jun 27, 2012
How much money should be spent to prolong a life?
That's what Amanda Bennett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist set out to determine following her husband's death from a rare kidney cancer in 2007. Bennett's new book, "The Cost of Hope" (Random House)...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:01 PM
The Penn State football team pushed ahead Friday, making strides at Friday's Lift for Life event.
Lift for Life raises thousands of dollars each year for kidney cancer awareness and research.
Thursday's release of the Freeh Report marked another dark...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Sauk Village officials are working on an emergency plan and might provide residents with bottled water in response to a report that says the well water in the small south suburb is contaminated, the mayor said Tuesday night.
About 250 residents...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Had he lived a few more weeks, this would have been a big day for Richard Mackereth. He and his friends would be watching the Super Bowl in the basement of his Noland Drive home in Hagerstown.
It was there, surrounded by all the comforts of his man cave...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 10:52 PM
CALEXICO — Gabby Gasca-Zuno was shocked when she found out her then 2-year-old son was diagnosed with a form of kidney cancer in 2008.
He went through chemotherapy and radiation and is in remission at age 6.
“You never expect anything...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 11:13 PM
CALEXICO — After spending more than 26 hours setting up, fighting the weather and walking Siria Hurtado was ready to go home and sleep.
Each member of her team Calderon switched off walking throughout the 24-hour relay period, and she estimated...
| Apr 26, 2012
Celebrity hairstylist Martino Cartier's charity "Friends are By Your Side" is helping thousands of cancer patients get free wigs when other charities are turning them down. Eleven-year-old Kiki Stefani is from outside Philadelphia, who is the perfect...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Allen J. Reese, 54, of Greencastle, formerly of Rockwood, died Nov. 20, 2012, in Washington, D.C., after a courageous battle with kidney cancer. Born Aug. 22, 1958, in Somerset, he is the son of Donald and Sally (Tirko) Reese of Rockwood. Preceded in...
| Mar 5, 2010
Cancer rates are "significantly elevated" in Crestwood, according to a new state report that focuses on a south suburb where residents unwittingly drank contaminated water for more than two decades.
Prompted by a Tribune investigation that revealed the...