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Life on the Kenai "Retrospective" work by Thor Evenson & Equine photos by Ivy

...have been riding since I was six years old," Ivy told the Dispatch. Then at 14 years of age she was diagnosed with brain cancer, "Actually I was relieved when we got the diagnosis. I spent a year undiagnosed when my hands stopped working and...
Bill would let terminally ill make decision to die

...death last year of Brittany Maynard in Oregon brought the issue back into the national conversation. Maynard, 29, had brain cancer and ended her life with lethal drugs available under Oregon's Death With Dignity Law.Drummond said in a news release...

...Cleveland man, denied it and no charges were filed. With Wood's help, Herbie recuperated, but he was diagnosed with brain cancer and died in March 2013.Herbie's story sparked outrage with about 20,000 people following him on Facebook and about...
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Shaving for a cancer cure: Residents going bald for children's cancer research

...more research to battle childhood cancer is a cause that really hits Jacobs close to home. "I lost my daughter to brain cancer at the age of 4 and even though she was a fighter and she was a hero she died because there was no cure for her disease...
'A gift to each other'

...that?" she said, drawing a cheer from Carter. Burns said she had skin cancer on her nose and her mother died of brain cancer. Her husband Roger also had skin cancer on his arms, ear and head, but is cancer free now. Burns is proud to be...
'This is our future': Childhood cancer advocates draw from personal experience

...politicians for increased funding, Jacobs began an endowment in her daughter's memory. She also began a memorial to brain cancer victims by collecting hats from families affected by brain tumors to raise awareness of the cancer.
Kasilof Community News

...remember the many neighbors who are struggling with health issues. Howard Davis of Clam Gulch has been battling lung and brain cancer. Chemotherapy is the chief weapon in his struggle. The latest report is encouraging. His brain has been declared...
Ballplayers may soon have more to fear than positive tests

...mid-1960s. There have been high-profile busts Ben Johnson; cautionary tales Lyle Alzado, who blamed steroids for the brain cancer that killed him; a raft of congressional hearings; public-service campaigns; and best-selling books. All these things have...
Kenai, SoHi boys gain semis: Kards to face Wasilla, Stars to face Colony at NLC tourney

...Rather, his message was about Ivy Howland. Howland, 14, was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a form of childhood brain cancer. But when the Make-A-Wish Foundation approached her about a wish, she decided to use the opportunity for someone...
For a good cause: Volunteers ready to go bald

...will also honor the childhood cancer heroes in the community like Ivy Howland, who's currently getting treated for brain cancer at the Seattle Children's Hospital, and Marcus Yamada who has battled leukemia. Jacobs' own daughter, Anjuli...


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