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Cancer doesn't stop local attorney from swimming his dream

In 2010, Bill Shipp was diagnosed with prostate cancer. In 2014, he swam the English Channel.

Friday - 10/10/2014, 11:21am EDT

Tags: Randi Martin, bill shipp, english channell, swimming,

WTOP anchor discusses journey with breast cancer

WTOP anchor and reporter Lori Lundin opens up about cancer diagnosis.

Saturday - 10/04/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: Lori Lundin, breast cancer, paula wolfson

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Can aspirin cut your risk of cancer?

Two new studies confirm aspirin's anti-inflammatory effect, which could lead to reduced cancer risk.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 07:15am EDT

Tags: aspirin

Fairfax County teacher pushes for childhood cancer license plate to bring funding, awareness

September is Child Cancer Awareness month and there is a push to get a special license plate that would help raise money to research childhood cancer.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 08:18am EDT

Tags: Child Cancer Awareness Month, Jay Coakley, Ellie’s Hats, childhood cancer, license plate

Joan Lunden diagnosed with breast cancer

The former, long-time co-host of "Good Morning America" announced her diagnosis on the TV show.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 11:17am EDT

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Washington newswomen raise awareness, support for breast cancer with NewsBabes Bash

To celebrate, support and raise awareness for survivors of breast cancer, a group of women in the news industry are banning together for the annual NewsBabes Bash for Breast Cancer.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:24pm EDT

Tags: NewsBabes, News Bash, breast cancer

Study to determine whether puppy love can heal

The Canines and Childhood Cancer Study, the first of its kind, will analyze what effect animal-assisted therapy has on young children diagnosed with cancer.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 04:02pm EDT

Tags: therapy dog, American Humane Association, andrew mollenbeck

Dozer, viral half-marathon dog, raises funds for cancer research

Three years ago Dozer stunned racers at the Maryland Half Marathon. Since then, the Goldendoodle has been on a mission to raise money for cancer research.

Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:15am EDT

Tags: dozer, Maryland Half Marathon, marathon dog, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, Kevin Cullen, Jon Sevel, Rosana Panza, Michael Greenebaum, Colleen Kelleher

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Doctor: Put risks of breast cancer and mammograms in perspective

The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Rachel Brem, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, breast cancer, paula wolfson

A doctor's tips on dealing with a cancer diagnosis

It's not easy, but Dr. Peter Edelstein says the first thing to do if you get that diagnosis is, literally, take a breath.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, Peter Edelstein, cancer doctor

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