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Brain Cancer

New York Genome Center/IBM Watson join forces (credit: New York Genome Center)

IBM’s Watson Computer Working With New York Genome Center To Combat Brain Cancer

Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM Corp. already has a partnership with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where Watson is also used to help treat cancer.

03/19/2014

John "Buddy" Abrams is strapped in to a luxury van that has been donated to his family so they could go on a trip to Disney World. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Terminally Ill L.I. Boy Gets Special Holiday Gift

Little John “Buddy” Abrams has terminal brain cancer and cannot get on a plane because of the cabin pressure.

11/29/2013

Valerie Harper (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment)

Doctors: Valerie Harper’s Brain Cancer Close To Remission

Given just three months to live after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in March, actress Valerie Harper may be close to remission, doctors say.

08/29/2013

Novocure Cap

Dr. Max Gomez: Disrupting Brain Cancer With A Magnetic Cap

A glimmer of hope has emerged for patients with the most common form of brain cancer.

08/28/2013

Gary Carter tribute in lights

Family, Friends And Fans Remember Gary ‘The Kid’ Carter At Memorial

More than 1,000 former teammates, family members and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter paid tribute to him Friday.

02/24/2012

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Former Mets Catcher Gary Carter Dead At 57

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.

02/16/2012

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Keidel: Time To Salute ‘The Kid’ Gary Carter

At 57, Carter is far too young to be forever benched. Even as adults, we still need heroes.

WFAN–01/20/2012

Gary Carter (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gary Carter’s Tumors Are ‘80 Percent Better,’ Reports Daughter Of Ex-Mets Star

Gary Carter, the former Mets fan favorite and Hall of Famer, has been battling inoperable brain cancer with chemotherapy and radiation since his diagnosis in May. Now, according to his daughter, Carter’s tumors are “80 percent better.”

WFAN–08/03/2011

Gary Carter (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Of Famer Bert Blyleven Tells Ex-Mets Star Gary Carter To ‘Keep Battling’

Bert Blyleven had a heartfelt message on Sunday for ex-1986 Mets star Gary Carter, who’s currently battling brain cancer. “I know Gary is watching. Gary, keep battling the way that you always have and you’ll fight this thing,” said Blyleven.

WFAN–07/25/2011

Barry Galfano (credit: YouTube)

Former NYC Police Captain, 9/11 Responder Barry Galfano Dies

Retired New York City police captain Barry Galfano has died just days after releasing an emotional video about his time at Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks. Galfano died Sunday after having fought brain, lung and liver cancer. He was 57.

06/27/2011

Christopher Brandle - Photo: Christopher Brandle Joy of Life Foundation

Afternoon Of Fun To Honor Young Cancer Victim

This New Jersey parent’s love knows no bounds.

09/24/2010