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Several breakthroughs in cancer research proving to increase survival rates

Several breakthroughs in cancer research proving to increase survival rates

When there is a diagnosis of cancer, the best, most advanced treatments are essential. Michiana Hematology Oncology Advanced Centers for Cancer Care is a place where screening, diagnosis and treatment options are state-of-the-art and personalized for every patient.

August 30, 2014 10:30 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

Storybook endings aren't always the things of, well, storybooks. Sometimes they're real and right in our neighborhood sandlots.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Coach helps team, player's mom hit life's curveballs

MARC CHASE: Coach helps team, player's mom hit life's curveballs

Coaching youth baseball isn't exactly rocket science. It won't cure cancer either.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A life in banking: Freyek marks 50 years as a banker

A life in banking: Freyek marks 50 years as a banker

First Federal Savings and Loan Association president and CEO John Freyek started his banking career back when First Federal was across the street from Goldblatt's Department Store in downtown Hammond and most of the employees cashed their paychecks there.

February 14, 2014 9:09 pm Photos

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Valpo fire chief proves himself a rare cancer patient

Valpo fire chief proves himself a rare cancer patient

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.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Two businesses moving from Illinois to Munster; one planning to employ 200

Two more businesses are shifting operations from south Cook County across the state line to Northwest Indiana.

October 18, 2013 6:00 pm

Leukemia treatment making strides

Although treatment for leukemia can be complicated and the cure success rate can vary based on a patient’s age and overall health, oncologists are hopeful that recent strides in treatment may have an impact on a countless number of patients.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
Rivera: Hoffman changeup trickiest pitch he’s seen

Rivera: Hoffman changeup trickiest pitch he’s seen

CHICAGO | In his farewell tour that took him through U.S. Cellular Field last week, Mariano Rivera has received accolades befitting the best reliever in history and a Hall of Famer five years from now.

August 11, 2013 5:30 pm
Colts' Arians ready to step in for ill Pagano

Colts' Arians ready to step in for ill Pagano

INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians always wanted to coach his own NFL team.

October 02, 2012 10:00 pm

Benefit to assist two area toddlers fighting leukemia

When Steve "Beaver" Lopez was diagnosed with testicular cancer three years ago, friends, family and strangers helped the family.

May 29, 2011 12:00 am

Cal City cancer patient gets wish

CALUMET CITY | The Kids Wish Network, a national children's charity, recently granted the wish of a Calumet City cancer patient for a new computer.

November 25, 2010 12:00 am
Lake Central teen battles cancer

Lake Central teen battles cancer

16-year-old Tessa DeSalvo was diagnosed with Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma after she noticed a bump on her arm. The rare and aggressive form of bone cancer claims 50 percent of its victims. Within days of being diagnosed, Tessa was undergoing chemotherapy, which she still has a couple sessions …

July 04, 2010 12:00 am
MUNPLANTERS

MUNPLANTERS

The town of Munster installed planters that line Calumet Avenue.

July 02, 2010 3:08 pm

Get moving: Cancer survivors urged to exercise

WASHINGTON | Cancer survivors, better work up a sweat.

June 29, 2010 2:06 am

Americans are treated, and overtreated, to death

The doctors finally let Rosaria Vandenberg go home.

June 28, 2010 10:40 am
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