| May 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The competition for medical dollars within the Baltimore-Washington area got a national radio audience this morning, when NPR aired a story about plans for two proton beam therapy facilities in the District of Columbia.
If built, those facilities --...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:05 AM
If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with cancer you might have been offered the services of a patient navigator.
Navigators are specially trained staff who work one-on-one with patients and their loved ones to guide them through diagnosis,...
| May 25, 2013
| 5:30 PM
As a little girl, Emily Philip would sneak downstairs to listen to her dad's rock and roll band practicing in the basement.
Now that the 17-year-old girl from Garrett is wrapping up her final year at Berlin Brothersvalley High School, she says her...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Twelve-year-old Shahzeb Ahmed arrived at Best Buy in a black stretch limousine.
His top-hat-clad driver rolled out a red carpet to lead him indoors, where Shahzeb was greeted by a personal shopping assistant, employee applause, a welcome sign and...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
1) St. Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main St.
Treats the whole person.
Had a great recent experience in their ER.
The cure for what ails you!
The radiation oncology technicians were...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Aberdeen: The funeral for Valrae Miller will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Nordland Lutheran Church of Rutland, N.D. Pastor Ben Durbin and Pastor Craig Bostian will officiate. Burial will be in the Rutland Cemetery.
Visitation will be...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:03 PM
When crews broke ground on Virginia Western's Center for Science and Health Professions in the summer of 2010, we knew what it would look like on the outside, but many couldn't have imagined the technology it would hold on the inside.
Things like the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Jason Howard, 32, posed a question to Johns Hopkins University students and doctors on Wednesday.
"So how are we doing in the war against cancer?" he asked those gathered for the second annual Rangos Award for Creativity in Cancer Discovery...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:22 PM
There are nearly 12 million survivors in the United States alone and two out of three people live at least five years after their diagnosis. Thanks to early detection and better treatments, the nation's cancer death rate has dropped 18 percent since the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:22 PM
On Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This is good news for the approximately 2.8 million Americans who will be diagnosed with a basal-cell...