Professionals puff in private, pass in public legal, but again, it's still only Tuesday."She began using weed for medical purposes when she was diagnosed with a tumor at age 18. Her nervousness before surgery made it difficult to sleep or eat."I use it for sleeping, nightmare alleviation...
Group forms to help those who have lost a child

...the group is one place she can spend time processing the death of her daughter, who died 24 years ago after combating a brain tumor."She woke up one day to go to the bathroom, and then she never woke up again," Garcia said. "We were told she was brain...
Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

...period. This fundraiser brought in $18,000. Coastal Helicopters will donate half of the proceeds. to the Children's Tumor Foundation. The rest will go toward other Lion projects. But all good things must come to an end. So, once again, thank...
Mich. professor makes an unexpected discovery

...produced mice that lacked mammary tumors and instead showed signs of...showing that salivary gland tumors in those mice were shrunk by...research director. "It's in a tumor that is so decidedly rare that...find that the study of these tumors is important. It might open...
Healing the mind to mend the body

...coordinating movement, sensation and speech. He has removed tumors from the brain, probed deeply into structures where electrical...difference," Kachmann said. Another patient had a large brain tumor. "I sat on the edge of the bed, talked to him, asked him...
Lauren Hill unlikely to play game again amid cancer fight

...left-handed layups.Her cancerous brain tumor makes every day unpredictable. And's a good dream."As the inoperable tumor squeezes her strength and energy, Hill...holding to life as tightly as she can. The tumor leaves her right side weak at times and...
'Night Flights' flying over Juneau next Friday

...try to get through in a fairly short time, and it's all for charity."The event raises funds for both the Children's Tumor Foundation and the Lions sight programs. It raised some $11,000 last year by chartering 66 flights. It raised $12,600...
Finding a way to thrive

...she said.The doctor she saw in Ketchikan told her she had arthritis and prescribed antidepressants. The real culprit, a tumor pressing on the nerves of her legs, was finally discovered by Cadle's obstetrician/gynecologist nearly two years later...
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...
Death Notices
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...


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