January 24, 2021

Ridgefield native fights cancer with effort in Cayman Islands

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By Jake Kara From The Ridgefield Press A Ridgefield native is doing her bit to help Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, in her current home, The Cayman Islands. Danielle Cococcia organized the Lemon Aid road run three months ago to raise money and awareness about the need to help children suffering with cancer, which she feels […]

UMD professor receives $375,000 grant to develop cancer vaccine technology

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Alexandra “Alex” Scott was not even a year old when she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a common pediatric cancer that causes nerve cells to transform into tumors. Her parents were told that if she beat cancer, she would likely never walk again, that she would essentially be immobile. But that just wasn’t the case. Alex […]