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Biographer recounts O’Connor’s cancer battle, care for husband’s dementia

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor listens Wednesday as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg pays tribute to her advocacy on behalf of civic education, impact on female judges and justice for women and girls worldwide at the Seneca Women Global Leadership Forum at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. (AP Photo)

In his compelling biography of the U.S. Supreme Court’s first female justice, Evan Thomas pierces the steely demeanor Sandra Day O’Connor displayed on the bench for nearly a quarter-century to present her emotional turmoil when facing advanced-stage breast cancer and, ...

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UM breast cancer treatment cleared for wider use

The GammaPod uses stereotactic radiation to treat breast cancer. It was invented at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. (Submitted photo)

A Maryland company can now begin marketing its device, which could change the way breast cancer is treated, after it received government clearance last month. The Food and Drug Administration granted clearance last month to the GammaPod, a device that ...

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Breast cancer organization Red Devils honored

Baltimore-based The Red Devils has been named Community Breast Cancer Nonprofit of the Year by Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine. Since 2002, The Red Devils has invested more than $2 million in services to help more than 5,000 breast cancer families ...

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