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Debbie DiMasi (WBZ-TV)

Sal DiMasi, Wife Surprised By Lung Cancer Diagnosis In Prison

The wife of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi discovered the diagnosis in a note in his prison medical records from 2012.

02/03/2014

Buddy Cianci. (Photo courtesy: Buddy Cianci-Facebook)

Buddy Cianci Treated For ‘Completely Curable’ Cancer

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci is being treated for what he says is curable cancer.

01/28/2014

Aybel Martin

Stranger Gives NH Boy A Shot At Beating Leukemia

Aybel Martin checked in to Boston Children’s Hospital as he prepares for chemotherapy or radiation before a bone marrow transplant. A 100% match was found from a stranger.

01/27/2014

(Photo by Matt Dorris via singourway.com)

Boston Dad’s Songs For Daughter With Cancer Get Grammy Nomination

A father from Boston is nominated for his first Grammy for a children’s album that was inspired by his young daughter with cancer. His child, Clio, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2012 at the age of 5.

01/25/2014

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Shares Of Epizyme Of Cambridge Skyrocket 80%, After Pair Of Positive Developments

Epizyme stock soared on Tuesday, after the company announced two important payments from its partners in the development of new types of cancer drugs.

01/07/2014

WBZ-TV reporter Bill Shields

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields Thanks Viewers For Support During Cancer Battle

Bill returned to work Monday after two months off and wanted to share a message.

01/06/2014

(credit: Jordan Rich)

Losses and Wins

When it comes to the endless cycle of losses and wins in life, all of us are or will someday be seasoned veterans.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/01/2013

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Pink Mass Celebrated At St. Michael’s Cathedral In Springfield

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has celebrated its third annual Pink Mass for people fighting cancer and those who died of complications from the illness.

09/14/2013

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Norfolk Woman Keeps Swimming To Raise Money To Fight Cancer

When Patricia Saint Aubin’s best friend was diagnosed with colon cancer, she decided to do something about it by combining her passion for swimming with her desire to raise money for cancer research.

08/31/2013

Pan-Mass Challenge riders arrive at the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal in Boston after finishing their bicycle trek in Provincetown on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Pan-Mass Challenge Riders Raise Millions To Help Fight Cancer

More than 5,000 cyclists were sore but satisfied after completing a 190-mile bicycle trek over the weekend in the Pan Mass Challenge.

08/04/2013

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