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Business Journal reporter to run for cancer as he battles it

Washington Business Journal reporter Tucker Echols is battling lymphoma and preparing to run a triathlon to raise money for three charities that are trying to cure cancer.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 11:06am EDT

Tags: Tucker Echols, Hank Silverberg, Washington Business Journal, triathlon, EagleMan Triathlon, Cambridge, lymphoma

8-year-old with cancer nets 4 goals against Portland Timbers (Video)

Atticus Lane-Dupre, an 8-year-old with cancer, made his wish, and the Portland Timbers fulfilled it. See the heart-warming video.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 06:47am EDT

Tags: atticus, soccer, Portland Timbers

Drag queens help raise money for meals for AIDS, cancer patients (PHOTOS)

A shuttle bus zipped around downtown D.C., Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle Thursday night with a sign on the side that read "Food & Friends Presents: Queen Force One." Inside, the bus drag queens on a mission to help others.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 09:32am EDT

Tags: Food & Friends, drag queens, aids,

Boy with cancer scores touchdown in spring Nebraska game

He may be 7 years old and he may have brain cancer, but Jack Hoffman still scored a touchdown in the University of Nebraska's spring football game on Saturday.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: touchdown, university of nebraska,

Kids fighting cancer say they don't want to be ignored

Another Easter egg hunt took place across from the White House in hopes of attracting attention and raising awareness about childhood cancer.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 06:51pm EDT

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High-fat dairy holds higher death risk for women with breast cancer

A new study published in Thursday's Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds breast cancer survivors who ate even one serving of a high-fat dairy product a day were at a 49 percent higher risk of dying from breast cancer compared with those who eat little or no high-fat dairy.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 06:15am EDT

Tags: Brennan Haselton, breast cancer, ice cream, dairy

Cooking class created to help cancer patients (VIDEO)

Hope Connections in Bethesda helps cancer patients learn to cook healthful meals.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 10:59am EST

Tags: Hope Connections, Bethesda,

After losing his voice to cancer, tenor Toby Spence learns how to sing again

Toby Spence, a 43-year-old lyric tenor from England, had built a life around his voice. When he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last year and had to undergo surgery near his vocal chords, he feared he would never sing again.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 08:28am EST

Tags: Kennedy Center, singer, London, Heather Brady

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