MICHIGAN CITY | Radiologist Dr. Margaret Cuomo challenged Indiana and its cancer rate, which she said was 9 percent higher than the national average.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Fire Chief David Nondorf admits he was not looking forward to attending the opening cermony for the city's new Central Park Plaza on Aug. 6, 2011. So, he was glad when he was called away to a house fire.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — "The Wolverine" star Hugh Jackman revealed he has been treated for skin cancer and shared a selfie showing his bandaged nose.
Miles Scott, dressed as Batkid, right, runs with Batman after saving a damsel in distress in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. San Francisco turned into Gotham City on Friday, as city officials helped fulfill Scott's wish to be "Batkid." Scott, a leukemia patient from Tulelake in far Nor…
Through years of practice as a general surgeon — much of it caring for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer — it is clear that there are some general misconceptions about the disease. Who’s at risk? Who should get routine mammograms? I can understand the confusion.
ST. JOHN | Schererville Fire Chief Joseph Kruzan and his family teamed up with Lake Central High School officials Tuesday night to raise money for local cancer awareness organizations.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Assessor Hank Adams resigned Tuesday because of ill health.
ST JOHN | Local cancer awareness organizations will benefit from an event associated with tonight's girls volleyball game between Lake Central High School and Portage High School
HOBART | The 15th annual Footin' for a Cancer Cure is Oct. 6 at the Hobart Community Center, 45 E. Cleveland St.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Valparaiso University students asked state lawmakers Monday to prohibit Indiana residents younger than 18 from using ultraviolet tanning beds.
ST. JOHN | Michael Jasaitis and a small group of fellow attorneys kicked off Labor Day weekend Saturday morning by putting down their legal pads and picking up tools to help the family of a young cancer patient.
Funding for pediatric cancer research lags far behind that for cancers affecting adults, yet the number of children diagnosed with cancer continues to rise in Northwest Indiana.
LAPORTE | More than 1,300 people from several states took part in the Tour de LaPorte last year, and expectations are again running high for this year's bicycling, running and walking event.
Miller Beach resident Trinity King, 9, runs with her buttefly kite through Gary's Marquette Park on Saturday during the Fly 4 Life charity event.
Alicia Evans, of Gary, and her son, Jaden, 5 1/2, hope for a little wind as they come out to Marquette Park to fly kits at the Fly 4 Life annual kite fly to benefit children with cancer.
GARY | It was a perfect day for grilling but not so much for flying kites, with the temperatures in the 80s and very little wind, less than 10 mph.
Gary resident Alicia Evans and her son Jaden, 5, fly a kite at the Fly 4 Life annual kite fly at Marquette Park.
Gary resident Lexus Fox, on left, assembles her kite with the help of kite afficianado Mark Jaeger on Saturday during the Fly 4 Life fundraising kite fly at Marquette Park in Gary.
Karen Hannon, who started an organization to benefit children with cancer or other serious illnesses, adjusts a hat on a doll while at her Fly 4 Life event at Marquette Park. Parents and children were at the park flying kites while others were enjoying barbecue hot dogs, chips and soda.
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