Press of Atlantic City: Cancer


Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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New Jersey has one of the highest cancer rates in the country, but fewer deaths

A lot of things have changed in the past year for Amy Schwartz.

Posted: July 20, 2016
Teen fights cancer, embraces baldness, keeps modeling

ST. LOUIS - Within a month, Zaria McDonald, 17, had surgery, started chemotherapy, signed with a modeling agency and appeared on the cover of a magazine.

Posted: June 06, 2016
Galloway woman hitting the road to ‘drive out cancer’

Toni Fauntleroy will get into her white BMW Wednesday, leave her house in Galloway Township and not return for another five weeks.

Posted: May 17, 2016
Doctor, cancer survivor shed light on lymphedema treatments

For some cancer survivors, healing after treatment and surgery gets complicated when lymphedema enters the picture.

Posted: May 16, 2016
Former LEHT teacher uses math to improve lymphedema treatment

Catherine Rosenberg walked through the brightly lit atrium leading to the women’s cancer center wing at Fox Chase Cancer Center in northern Philadelphia at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Posted: February 21, 2016
HOPE Music Fest aids cancer groups

For decades, two South Jersey organizations have worked together to provide support for cancer patients, survivors and their families.

Posted: February 02, 2016
Research offers hope for better cervical cancer treatment

Sharon Lake was running her fingers through her hair while she was reading the newspaper in November 2014. As she did so, curly brown strands came away with her hand and landed on the paper in front of her.

Posted: January 29, 2016
Absecon Lighthouse shines for pancreatic cancer, married couple

Donna Lithgow and Mark Stollings hit it off after meeting for coffee in 2005. They first met online, never thinking that five years later they would be at the altar saying, “I Do.”

Posted: November 13, 2015
Cancer survivors show resilience, share experiences and stories

Her part of the story was over. The story she was writing, that is. Christina Baker Kline finished writing her latest novel, “Orphan Train,” in 2012. She was already an established novelist, having written four other books.

Posted: October 05, 2015
Post-cancer fitness brings new life for South Jersey survivors

Two years ago, Allison Kashon tried to hit the gym three times a week. She rode her bike regularly and got her cardio in on treadmills and ellipticals.

Posted: June 03, 2015
Wildwood Crest double lung transplant patient, 25, raises money, awareness

At 25, Lauren Mulholland has already experienced more than many would want to go through in an entire lifetime.

Posted: April 07, 2015
Lifestyle changes it reduce cancer risk

ST. LOUIS - Cancer can be seen as striking haphazardly, but research over the past 40 years shows that lifestyle factors play a huge role in cancer incidence and mortality. Dr. Graham Colditz, a disease-prevention expert at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, has put together a list of behaviors that greatly reduce overall cancer risk. And they're not as complicated as you might think. To be healthy, Colditz suggests starting with one or two from the list. Once you've got those down, move on to the others.

Updated: January 28, 2016 - 1:33 pm
Henna crowns help survivors cope with hair loss

ORLANDO - Henna artist Jeena Kar began drawing on Eudora Gibbs-Thomas' bald head, swiftly gliding a small pink cone filled with natural henna paste to create half-circles, dots, lines and zigzags.

Updated: April 27, 2015 - 9:42 pm
Athletes use shoelaces to fight cancer

Wearing gold shoelaces, college, high school and youth athletes are joining a national movement to team up to help kids defeat cancer.

Posted: September 29, 2014
Screening may detect lung cancer at its earliest stages

A lung cancer screening method that is recommended for long-term smokers, whether they have quit or not, promises to detect cancer at its earliest and most curable stages. However, most insurance does not cover the cost, and participation has been limited.

Posted: September 29, 2014
Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

ST. LOUIS - As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in an effort to keep it from coming back.

Posted: April 07, 2014
New test offers an alternative to the colonoscopy - though it has its own 'ick' factor

A new test that requires people to send stool samples in the mail for laboratory analysis is proving nearly as reliable as a colonoscopy in identifying potentially fatal colon cancers.

Posted: March 31, 2014
Yoga helps cancer survivors lessen fatigue, inflammation

Practicing yoga for at least three hours a week for three months reduced the fatigue and inflammation in breast cancer survivors, compared with survivors who did no yoga, researchers reported.

Posted: February 24, 2014

A Trocki Plastic Surgery Center

631 Tilton Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225

Phone: 609-645-3000

Abby Lifts Inc

1545 Route 37 W Ste 8
Toms River, NJ 08755

Phone: 732-240-0446

Atlantic Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

741 S 2nd Ave
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-7300


2500 English Creek Ave. Bldg 900, Ste 909
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234

Phone: 609-407-2273

Audibel Hearing

29 S New York Rd Ste 1000
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-404-1550

Cape May County Department of Aging

Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-8138

Cape Regional Medical Center

207 Court House South Dennis Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-2001

Coastal Jersey Eye Center

2021 New Rd Ste 6
Linwood, NJ 08221

Phone: 609-927-3373

Jack Facciolo, D.O.

I Secluded Lane
Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-0800

Nazha Cancer Center

436 Chris Gaupp Dr Ste 101
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-652-2004

Paolini Lawrence Do

105 N Main St
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-8788

The Health Center At Galloway

66 W Jimmie Leeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-9100

Woodview Estates

5030 Unami Blvd Unit A100
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 609-625-4878