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By Los Angeles Times | May 1, 1991
For the first time, scientists have found strong evidence that some types of cancer may be caused by bacteria.Stanford University researchers reported in today's edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that virtually all their patients with the most common type of stomach cancer are infected with a bacterium that has previously been linked to inflammation of the stomach and ulcers -- strong evidence that the infectious agent plays a role...
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | February 11, 2014
Editor's note: Towson junior running back Terrance West declared early for the NFL draft after setting school records with 4,584 rushing yards and 86 touchdowns. The 5-foot-11, 223-pound Baltimore native is not enrolled at Towson this semester as he pursues the NFL and is sharing his draft experiences with Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson. This is the second in an occasional series leading up to the draft in May. I tune it all out. I don't really see all the hype and draft predictions and stuff like that.
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June 22, 2000
Richard Dufallo, 67, a conductor known for his energetic performances of contemporary music, died Friday in Denton, Texas, of stomach cancer. Mr. Dufallo, who lived in Denton, conducted more than 80 major orchestras and festivals in the United States, Canada, and Europe, premiering numerous works by American and European composers, including Karlheinz Stockhausen, Jacob Druckman, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and Krzystof Penderecki.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2013
Ron A. Szymanski, who was chief software architect at Aberdeen Proving Ground, died July 26 of stomach cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 34. Born and raised in Middlesex, N.J., Mr. Szymanski was a 1996 graduate of Middlesex High School. In 2000, he earned a bachelor's degree in math education from The College of New Jersey in Ewing. In 2004, he earned a master's degree in computer science from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J. "Ron always had a gift for computers, so that led him to accept an opportunity at Fort Monmouth rather than going into teaching," said his wife of nine years, the former Amy Erica Speiser.
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December 17, 2009
ROY DISNEY, 79 Nephew of Walt Disney Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney who became a powerful behind-the-scenes influence on the family business, died Wednesday in Newport Beach, Calif., of stomach cancer. His father, Roy O. Disney, and uncle, Walt, founded The Walt Disney Co. in the 1920s. Walt Disney was the company's creative genius but Roy Disney's father played a vital role as head of its financial side. The younger Disney, born in 1930, worked for the company as a writer and producer.
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September 2, 1995
Michael Ende, the German author whose children's book "The Neverending Story" became an international best seller and was made into a film, died of stomach cancer on Monday at a clinic near Stuttgart, Germany. He was 65.Mr. Ende's fiction inspired passion. His works were translated into 40 languages and sold more than 20 million copies.Drawn to the theater in the early 1950s, he failed to make a living as an actor and turned to writing.Sterling Morrison, 53, a founding member and a guitarist for the seminal experimental rock band Velvet Underground, died Wednesday at his home in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The cause was non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, said his wife, Martha.
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By Joe Graedon and Dr. Teresa Graedon | September 6, 1994
John is a hot pepper junkie. While his addiction is perfectly legal, he keeps searching for hotter chile peppers. Hardly a day goes by that John doesn't get a big dose of capsaicin, the active ingredient in hot sauce.When a report surfaced early this year that hot peppers had been linked to stomach cancer, John was devastated. He even tried to control his craving. But he wasn't able to go cold turkey on chiles. Sometimes he would sneak salsa on the side when his wife wasn't watching.Now, reanalysis of the data should make John and millions of other pepper heads happy.
NEWS
January 26, 1999
Lord Lewin, 78, the former British defense chief who masterminded Britain's defeat of Argentina in the Falklands Islands war in 1982, died Saturday of stomach cancer. Lord Lewin is widely regarded as persuading former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to order the sinking of the Argentine cruiser Belgrano during the 1982 conflict.The Rev. John Osteen, 77, f ounder of one of the largest and most diverse churches in Houston and a popular television pastor, died Saturday in Houston of a heart attack.
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May 20, 1998
Fay Gordon,101, a penmanship teacher whom television personality Johnny Carson called one of the biggest influences of his life, died Sunday in Norfolk, Neb.John Hawkes,72, an experimental novelist who was considered a leader among American postmodernists, died Friday in Providence, R.I., of a stroke suffered May 11 during heart surgery. Mr. Hawkes, in 16 novels, a play and other works over six decades, used a precise, lyrical style to focus on unusual topics.William A. Hewitt,83, a former U.S. ambassador who led Deere & Co. for nearly three decades, died Saturday in Moline, Ill.Ross Pendergraft,72, former executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Donrey Media Group of newspapers, died Sunday in Fort Smith, Ark., of stomach cancer.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 22, 2009
John Theodore Subock, a sheet metal mechanic who was active in helping those suffering from cancer, died of stomach cancer July 11 at Carroll Hospital Center. The Finksburg resident was 48. Mr. Subock was diagnosed with stomach cancer 3 1/2 years ago. "He endured 88 chemotherapy and 16 radiation treatments," said his wife of 24 years, the former Lisa Ann Kennedy, a Defense Department programmer. Mr. Subock was active in cancer support groups and was a speaker for the American Cancer Society.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | August 10, 2012
The pastel-colored ball of yarn made its way from one tiny hand to another at the Camp Kesem "empowerment ceremony," with each camper unraveling their part of a common, painful thread. What bound them together was cancer — which had come barreling into the lives of the children who attended the camp hosted by Johns Hopkins University students and recent alumni. For many, this week was the first time they realized that they weren't the only ones navigating a childhood derailed by the disease.
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September 13, 2011
Six faculty members at Gilman School are participating in Swim Across America's "open swim" Sept. 18 to raise money for cancer research and to honor family members who are fighting or died of cancer. The faculty members are Carl Ahlgren, director of college counseling and a history teacher; his wife, Kristin Ahlgren, a lower school library assistant; Ned Harris, academic dean and a history teacher; Patrick Hastings, an upper school English teacher; Rob Heubeck, an upper school history teacher and technology coordinator; and Jim Morrison, an upper school science teacher, according to Gilman spokeswoman Jodi Pluznik.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | October 27, 2010
The message sounded desperate. "I need to raise $1,900 before the end of the night," it said. "My medical bills and everything has totally put us in the poor house. … I want to live and I want to stop losing stuff just because of this cancer. " The Facebook plea was from Dina Perouty Leone, who at the time, in June 2009, "was asking everyone and their brother for money," according to the message's recipient, Maurica Marcum, a former classmate of Leone's at Sparrows Point High School.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | September 2, 2010
The sentencing of a 38-year-old Dundalk woman accused of bilking friends by pretending she had terminal cancer has been postponed until Oct. 28. Dina Perouty-Leone, a 1990 graduate of Dundalk High School and the mother of two teenagers, faces a maximum of 15 years in prison. Initially charged with four theft and conspiracy counts, she pleaded guilty in June to a single charge of felony theft. The sentencing by Baltimore County Circuit Judge John G. Turnbull II had been set for Tuesday, but was rescheduled after Perouty-Leone retained an attorney new to her case, John M. Hassett.
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December 17, 2009
ROY DISNEY, 79 Nephew of Walt Disney Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney who became a powerful behind-the-scenes influence on the family business, died Wednesday in Newport Beach, Calif., of stomach cancer. His father, Roy O. Disney, and uncle, Walt, founded The Walt Disney Co. in the 1920s. Walt Disney was the company's creative genius but Roy Disney's father played a vital role as head of its financial side. The younger Disney, born in 1930, worked for the company as a writer and producer.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | July 22, 2009
John Theodore Subock, a sheet metal mechanic who was active in helping those suffering from cancer, died of stomach cancer July 11 at Carroll Hospital Center. The Finksburg resident was 48. Mr. Subock was diagnosed with stomach cancer 3 1/2 years ago. "He endured 88 chemotherapy and 16 radiation treatments," said his wife of 24 years, the former Lisa Ann Kennedy, a Defense Department programmer. Mr. Subock was active in cancer support groups and was a speaker for the American Cancer Society.
NEWS
May 22, 1995
Ingrid Bergman, 65, the wife of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, died of stomach cancer Saturday at a Stockholm hospital, Swedish media reported yesterday. Married to the director since 1971, she was his fifth wife and he was her second husband. In his 1988 autobiography, Ingmar Bergman wrote that he could not conceive of life without her. Mrs. Bergman is not the late Swedish actress by the same name who starred in "Casablanca" with Humphrey Bogart and won two Academy awards.Seymour B. Durst, 81, a New York real estate developer Seymour B. Durst known for his love of the city's history and his battles with government, died Friday of stroke complications.
NEWS
July 7, 2006
Oncology More chemo helps in cancer fight Stomach cancer patients live longer if they get chemotherapy before and after surgery, British researchers report. Chemo cut the risk of death by a quarter compared with surgery alone, according to the study published in yesterday's New England Journal of Medicine. It also shrank tumors and improved survival without a return of cancer. Surgery is the standard treatment for stomach cancer, with all or part of the stomach removed. There's a good chance of a cure if the cancer is caught early, but stomach cancer usually isn't detected until it is more advanced.
FEATURES
By KEVIN COWHERD | May 19, 2008
Here's a little advice from someone who's been there: If you're ever having a health problem, don't research it on the Internet. It'll just scare the hell out of you. Let's say you've had, oh, indigestion for a few days. Type that into a search engine and see what happens. Here's what you'll discover from all the various medical Web sites: It could be heartburn. It could be acid reflux. It could be gallstones. Or it could be stomach cancer. Does that help? Does that put your mind at ease?
NEWS
July 18, 2006
Dorothy Clark Blackmun, 95, whose late husband wrote the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide, died Thursday in Winter Park, Fla. Her husband, Harry Blackmun, served on the high court from 1970 to 1994 and was the author of the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. The decision prompted death threats, and in 1985 a gunman fired a bullet into the Blackmuns' Arlington, Va., apartment. They were not injured. The couple married in 1941 after meeting during a doubles tennis match. They had three daughters.
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