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Christopher Millard who was 14 when he lost his life to Cancer. His parents Charles and Irma created Four Diamonds and their mission is to fight childhood cancer. (Four Diamonds Website)

National Cancer Survivors Day: June 5

Allyson Lin, World and Breaking News Editor June 5, 2022

Since 2019, there have been over 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States, according to the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute. That is roughly 5% of the population.  June...

Hockey fan receives $10,000 scholarship for spotting cancerous mole

Emily Donegan, Reporter January 27, 2022

Finding a cancerous mole in the early stages can save someone’s life. Thanks to a concerned hockey fan, Brian Hamilton is one of the lucky ones.  The Vancouver Canucks and Seattle Kraken, partnered...

Kyla Nagel stands next to her brain scan at her home Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, in Springfield, Ore. Nagel was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer three years. After undergoing conventional treatment, including chemotherapy, and having the tumor return, she enrolled in a research regimen using an experimental drug and now her brain scans show no sign of cancer.  A recent study shows that brain cancer in adults is a dreaded diagnosis with few established treatment guidelines _ resulting in wide variations in treatment that risk making things even worse for some patients.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Duke University Discover Unlikely Possible Cure for Brain Cancer: Polio

2769 August 15, 2016

By: Julia Michaelson Doctors are using a debilitating disease, nearly wiped out globally, to treat one of the most dangerous types of brain tumor. In 2012, 58 year-old Nancy Justice found...

Christine Brann, of Hummelstown, speaks at a news conference in the Pennsylvania Capitol where she and other parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures urged the state House of Representatives to pass medical marijuana legislation, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Harrisburg, Pa. Branns son, Garrett, 5, suffers from a severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome.  Governor Wolf signed the bill. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)

Marijuana: Medicine or more?

June 19, 2016

By: Mason Benovy Over 40 years ago, the US Congress placed marijuana in Schedule I of the Controlled Substance Act, defining it as [a drug] with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential...

Morale Chairs reveal the Final Review for THON 2016 at 4 pm on February 21st. All of the money goes to the Four Diamonds Fund. Photo Courtesy of Michelle Bixby

THON: Believing Beyond Boundaries For The Kids

March 2, 2016

By: Mason Benovy 15,000 Penn State University students gathered at the Bryce Jordan Center on February 19th and raised $9,770,332.32 for the Four Diamonds Fund. The 46 hour no sleeping, no sitting,...

In this Jan. 6, 2004 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs displays the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Steve Jobs remembered on 61st birthday

February 24, 2016

By Joel Neuschwander Unlike the founders of most major tech companies, the genius behind Apple didn’t attend a prestigious university. In fact, he didn’t even graduate from college. Steve Jobs founded...

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