| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Not long after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994, Christine Clifford walked into her local Barnes and Noble with a simple request: "I'd like to see all of your humorous books about cancer."
The clerk shot her a dirty look: "That's sick."...
| Aug 29, 2012
Three-year-old Jackson Fetter will be remembered for his contagious smile and his love of all things Thomas the Tank Engine.
Jackson spent the past two years on and off battling acute myeloid leukemia — an aggressive form of cancer. He died shortly...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Windber Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology.
The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
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| Aug 26, 2012
Kristen Iversen grew up in Colorado, in a small town near a secret nuclear bomb factory, although she didn't know it at the time. The factory was so under the radar that many believed the plant made cleaning supplies, like Scrubbing Bubbles. After years...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Married patients suffering from advanced lung cancer are likely to live longer after treatment than those who aren't hitched, according to research released today.
The study by researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Community Programs and Support Groups — Laurel Regional Hospital, 7300 Van Dusen Road, community programs such as childbirth education classes, HeartSaver first aid/CPR, maternity center tours, P.A.C.E. (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) and a...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 3:31 PM
No matter what is going on in someone’s life, one six-letter word has the power to bring it all crashing down. Or at least it might seem like it.
That word is “cancer.”
“It can be pretty intense,” said Dr. Dan Cornell,...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:25 AM
- The University of Virginia in Charlottesville will receive $2.6 million to improve care for patients with advanced cancer. The program will integrate data from multiple sources to help improve quality of care, increase survival, and reduce costs. In...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center associate earns certification
Kelly Black, who works in central services at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, has received her Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification.
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Bon Secours has announced the completed renovation and expansion of its Martha W. Davis Cancer Treatment Center at Maryview Medical Center, 3640 High St., Portsmouth. The $8 million project started in August last year and was completed in May.