May 25, 2008
On May 22, 2008 JOSEPH F. WILSON , passes away at home. He is survived by his mother Theresa Wilson, sisters Mary Walton and her husband John and Kathy Gittings and her husband Rich, two nieces, a nephew, other relatives and friends. There will be no services. Interment will be private. Donations to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), 1759 R Street, N.W., Memorial Department, Washington, DC 20009.
November 12, 1997
Gaithersburg-based Oncormed Inc. said yesterday that it and two research partners have been granted U.S. patent rights on the genetic code for a key gene tied to breast and ovarian cancers.Others sharing in the patent are Duke University in Durham, N.C., and Cancer Research Campaign Technology, a London-based subsidiary of the Cancer Research Campaign, a leading cancer research underwriter.Publicly held Oncormed said it is seeking corporate partners to develop and market its tests based on the genetic code, as well as another breast cancer gene known as BRCA1.
February 23, 2006
After raising an estimated $10,000 for lung cancer research in each of the first two years of the Mark Belanger Celebrity Golf Classic, tournament organizers knew that a larger event was needed to increase awareness and donations toward finding a cure for the disease that took the life of the former Orioles shortstop in 1998. "We just felt like we could only raise so much money in one day. You've got to have an event to do more," Rob Belanger, the late player's son and chairman of the Belanger-Federico-Pitterich Foundation, recalled yesterday.
February 3, 1995
WASHINGTON -- When there wasn't enough money in the domestic budget for an increase in spending on breast cancer research sought by women's groups in 1992, Sen. Tom Harkin created a novel source of funding -- the defense budget.The Iowa Democrat, who lost two sisters to the disease and is a staunch supporter of cancer research, tacked a $210 million research program onto the fiscal 1993 defense appropriations bill, and Congress approved it.And so, for the past three years, the Pentagon has run a breast-cancer research program from Fort Detrick, Md., that it acknowledges has no military application.
May 5, 2012
Sherry Stick has been to racetracks since her parents took their then 3-year-old daughter to one near the family's Delaware home. Going to Pimlico Race Course for the Preakness has been a regular activity for Stick since she graduated Salisbury in 2000 and moved to the Baltimore area. Stick was an accomplished middle- and long-distance runner in track and cross country in college, breaking the school record in the 800 meters and eventually being inducted into Salisbury's Athletic Hall of Fame.
April 19, 2005
On April 15, 2005, died in his Lutherville home, MICHAEL DAVIS COLGLAZIER; beloved husband of Sian Jones Colglazier; beloved father of Tristan, Gareth, Meriel and Cerys Colglazier; devoted son-in-law of Glenys W. Jones, brother-in-law of Simon Jones, both of Charlottesville, VA; brother-in-law of Alison Barnett and her husband Barry Barnett, of Montclair, NJ; dear uncle of Trevor and Emma Barnett. Also survived by many dear cousins and friends. Services at Old St. Paul's, Charles St, 2 P.M., on Tuesday, April 19, 2005.
December 15, 2005
EDNA "SUE" PERRY, 71, devoted loving mother and grandmother died Friday, December 9, 2005, in Harbor Hospital. Mrs. Perry was a native of Parish, AL, and was a mother, grandmother and housewife. Mrs. Perry was survived by her son Thomas Perry, Jr., and her daughter Sugar Perry and her granddaughter Londin Perry. There will be no services as Mrs. Perry dedicated her body to scientific research. Donations in Mrs. Perry's name may be sent to cancer research. She will be sorely missed by everyone who knew her.
August 5, 2004
Alexandra Scott, 8, a cancer patient who started a lemonade stand to raise money for cancer research, sparking a nationwide fund-raising campaign that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, died Sunday at her home in Wynnewood, Pa. Alexandra, who received a diagnosis just before her first birthday of neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of childhood cancer, set up a lemonade stand to raise money for treatment. She took in $2,000 its first year. In June, lemonade stand fund-raisers were set up in all 50 states.
May 18, 2006
Sister Hazel Sister Hazel, with Emerson Hart of the band Tonic, will rock the Recher Theatre, 512 York Road in Towson, at 10 p.m. tomorrow night. Sister Hazel, known for such hits as "All For You," has sold more than 1 million albums in 10 years. The band has toured extensively since its 1994 debut and continues work for such causes as Lyrics for Life, which raises money for cancer research. Tickets are $15-$18. Call 410-547-SEAT or visit ticketmaster.com.
July 19, 1996
As part of a campaign to build more teaching, research and clinical space, representatives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions yesterday unveiled designs for three buildings that would dramatically alter their East Baltimore campus.Construction is to begin first on the Cancer Research Building, a $50 million complex at the northeast corner of Orleans and Bond streets. With 10 levels, it would provide teaching and research space for about 400 people. Construction is scheduled to start early next year and be completed by early 1999.