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Denise Ramos-Salazar (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Woman’s Tumor Revealed After Fall Performing Good Deed

The Good Samaritan, Denise Ramos-Salazar, believes God pulled her out of her car to help an elderly woman walking in a snowstorm last month.

02/10/2014

Katie's Krew (credit: Valerie Fund)

Parents Of Young Cancer Patients Find Patience At The Valerie Fund

There are no age limits on the children the Valerie Fund will treat. Even the littlest of children can get cancer. Katie Mulcahy was only 14-months-old.

06/11/2013

Orangetown Police Officer Michael Sullivan (credit: NYCPBA)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Teen Honors Memory Of Late Cop Who Saved Him

A Rockland County teenager is honoring the memory of the man who saved his life by helping save the lives of others, one pint at a time.

03/11/2013

Josia Cotto (CBS2)

6-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy In The Fight Of His Life Has The Support Of A Community

Josia Cotto, his family, and his friends refuse to give in to overwhelming odds. Cotto has only been able to go to school a handful of times since been diagnosed with a rare, inoperable brain tumor seven months ago.

03/07/2012

John McFarland (credit: FNY)

Funeral Today For NYC EMS Asst. Chief Who Died Of Tumor Linked To WTC

Retired EMS assistant chief John McFarland was revered within the FDNY, and today he is being laid to rest after dying from a brain tumor linked to his service after the attacks of 9/11.

02/10/2012

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Liguori: Thoughts Are With Ex-Mets Star, Good Guy Gary Carter

The news that Gary Carter is battling Glioblastoma, a form of cancer that affects the brain and central nervous system, is crushing. It immediately makes you wonder why such horrible things happen to such good people?

WFAN–06/03/2011

Gary Carter (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ex-Mets Catcher Gary Carter To Fight Brain Tumor With Chemo, Radiation

Ex-1986 Mets catcher Gary Carter was diagnosed Tuesday with a malignant brain tumor called a glioblastoma and will treat it with chemotherapy and radiation. Doctors at Duke University say the location of the tumor makes it difficult to remove through an operation.

WFAN–06/01/2011

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Report: Ex-Mets Great Gary Carter’s Tumor Inoperable

Ex-1986 Mets catcher Gary Carter has a brain tumor that is likely inoperable. The Montreal Gazette reported on Monday that Carter’s daughter, Kimmy Bloemers, wrote the news on the family’s website.

WFAN–05/31/2011

Sen. Schumer Pushes Bill For Childhood Brain Tumor Research

The New York Democrat said brain tumors are the second most prevalent cancer for children. His National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act would coordinate research into the causes and ways to prevent the disease.

05/25/2011

Gary Carter (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gary Carter’s Multiple Brain Tumor Diagnosis Shocks Ex-Mets, Colleagues

This weekend Hall of Famer Gary Carter revealed that doctors discovered four “very small” brain tumors after he had an MRI on Friday in Florida. Friends and former 1986 Mets teammates were stunned when they heard the news.

WFAN–05/23/2011