New Lions Clubs officers installed

...American Diabetes Association, Campabilities (for blind children), Camp K (for children with diabetes), Children's Tumor Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House in Seattle.The Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club has 21 members and meets on the...
Cancer doesn't dampen Bethel girl's spirit

...It's the type of thing that's never supposed to happen.Isabella "Boo Boo" January, 6, was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor on her right kidney on Dec. 9. Her parents said it came as a complete surprise.Her parents, Chip and April, unsure of...
Death notice: Larry Alan Spencer

...Spencer died Sept. 12 at his home in Juneau at the age of 63, after five years with glioblastoma multiforme, a form of brain tumor. Spencer made Juneau his home for 35 years. A celebration of life will be held at a future date and a full obituary will follow...
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Our new Affordable Care Act - hold on

...One trip to the hospital for a few days can devastate you for a lifetime.A friend of mine has recently survived a brain tumor. The weeks of hospital stay and a specialized chemotherapy cost over $400,000. Most of his medical care was covered by...
8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies of cancer

...her feel better."Back pain while dancing in 2011 led to the discovery of a football-sized tumor that had engulfed her kidney. After another tumor wrapped around her spine, her father had to carry her into a hospital on Dec. 28, 2011. She...
Tumor sidelines Galarraga for year

ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves first baseman Andres Galarraga has a cancerous tumor in his back and will miss the 1999 season. The tumor is in a small bone in Galarraga's back, Dr. Lee Kelley said today. Kelley said the potential...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Ex-Royal diagnosed with tumor 1/13/98

...13, 1998 Ex-Royal diagnosed with tumor Last modified at 2:43 p.m. on...reliever Dan Quisenberry has a malignant brain tumor that is the most serious kind. Quisenberry...spokesman Jim Gember said Monday. The tumor was classified as a ``grade IV'' malignant...
One Wing the eagle dies of heart tumor

...died. One Wing lived at the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage. A veterinarian who performed a necropsy said a tumor was found on One Wing's heart and he died quickly. The bird was called One Wing because when he was poisoned by crude in...
Aide: Doogan prognosis 'very good' after surgery

...from the successful removal of a brain tumor. Aide Priya Keane says Thursday's surgery...doctors were able to remove the entire tumor. Doogan's office disclosed earlier this...Keane says Doogan's doctors believe his tumor was benign, as well, but pathology reports...
Doogan back at work after brain surgery

JUNEAU - An Anchorage lawmaker says he feels great, roughly six months after having a brain tumor removed. Democratic state Rep. Mike Doogan says he still has some vision problems. But he says, overall, his progress has...
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