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Posts Tagged ‘cancer’

Leah Rabin and Yitzhak Rabin smile at each other in 1948.

Leah Rabin Passes Away

November 12, 2000 Leah Rabin, peace advocate and widow of slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, passes away at the Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikvah after a battle with cancer. Rabin was 72 and had suffered a mild heart attack days before her passing. Rabin’s death came a week after the country marked the fifth…

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Seth, Jon, Brett, Lacey and Ellyn Davidson of Huntington Woods, with their dog, Tessa

Know Your Risk

Born with the breast cancer gene, two Huntington Woods women share survivor stories. Above: Seth, Jon, Brett, Lacey and Ellyn Davidson of Huntington Woods, with their dog, Tessa They are wives, mothers, survivors and fighters, each with her own unique story to tell. Ellyn Davidson and Melissa Mally, both of Huntington Woods, live within walking distance…

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Uncork for a Cure

Exquisite cuisine, specially selected wines, fine jewelry and luxury cars will combine for an evening of excitement at the third annual Uncork for a Cure in support of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center Breast Oncology Program and Breast Care Center. The event is from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Cauley Ferrari of…

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Kathleen Hardy

Find Your “New Normal” After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer Thrivers Network for Jewish Women presents “Thriving with the New Normal” as part of the Life Enhancement Series at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Jewish Family Service in West Bloomfield. Thriving after a cancer diagnosis is all about maintaining balance in mind, body and spirit. Kathleen Hardy, LMSW, will speak about bringing this…

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With cookie boxes in hand, these young attendees of last year’s Cookie N’ Dreams event look pretty happy.

Cookies N’ Dreams

Camp Mak-A-Dream fundraiser marks 20 years. Karen Schwartz Contributing Writer Above: With cookie boxes in hand, these young attendees of last year’s Cookie N’ Dreams event look pretty happy. Kate Michaels, 12, spent a special week this summer at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana. There were horses to ride, a climbing wall, art, bonfires — and the…

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chocolate chip cookies cool on a wire rack next to a mug full of milk and a whisk.

Time for Cookies N’ Dreams

Get ready for some great cookies, lively entertainment and fun for the whole family as the Friends of Camp-Mak-A-Dream Michigan Chapter hosts its 20th annual Cookies N’ Dreams fundraiser from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Somerset Collection North in Troy. Area bakers bring their favorite cookies for this fun contest. Guests sample each tasty…

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Bernard Weiner of Troy, left, received a bone marrow donation from Judah Berger.

Saving A Life

Joe Berkofsky Special to the Jewish News Troy man receives bone marrow donation. In a deeply emotional meeting earlier this month, a Michigan man who was battling blood cancer not long ago finally learned the identity of the Atlanta man who saved his life with a bone marrow donation through the Gift of Life Marrow…

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Howard and Sarah Katz, left, meet with Certified Genetics Counselor Rachel Hagen, MS, CGC and Michael Simon, M.D., MPH, medical director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Service, both of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Will I Get Cancer?

Elizabeth Katz Special to the Jewish News Proactive genetic testing and counseling can help cut risks of breast and other cancers. Sarah Katz was 22 when her father, Howard, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She had recently graduated from college and had plans to move out of state to explore career opportunities. She…

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Dear Debra: A Lonely Mom

Send your questions to deardebra@renmedia.us. Dear Debra, My daughter graduated college last year and moved to California. She enjoys her work, shares a cute apartment with friends and has a new boyfriend. I know I should be happy, but I am miserable. When we talk, I battle not to make her feel guilty for leaving.…

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This Narrow Space

Sandee Brawarsky Special to the Jewish News A cancer doctor’s memoir of his years at Hadassah Medical Center crosses cultural, religious and political divides. One of Elisha Waldman’s patients at Hadassah Medical Center’s pediatric oncology department is a 9-year old Palestinian girl from a village near Jericho. She has a large tumor on her leg,…

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