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Walk a Day in My Shoes

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Women
Mim Jenkinson

Walk a day in my shoes. Feel my fear that I'm going to lose this fight. That I might never see my children grow up, go to school, win their first competition, really talk to them, dance at their weddings. Feel sad that my children might never really know me.

7 Things to Know While You're Undergoing Chemotherapy

Andrea Ghoorah Sieminski | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Ghoorah Sieminski

While I can't guarantee that your road will be without bumps, in fact, I can almost assure you that there will be bumps, I can offer you some insights that helped me along the way. So, buckle up and hold on tight, you can do this. Good luck to you my friend. I'm sending you love and strength.

Pancreatic Cancer: Hope on the Horizon?

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

According to articles in a variety of scientific journals, numerous substances extracted from marine life (including fungi, sponges, algae, mollusks, "sea squirts," coral, and seaweed) have potential to fight other kinds of challenging cancers.

How Chemotherapy Works

George Zaidan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
George Zaidan

Cancer isn't one disease, and there isn't one cure. The menu of treatment options includes drugs (chemotherapy), surgery, and radiation; they are often used together or one after another.

I'm Not Your Typical Cancer Survivor

Alice Crisci | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Alice Crisci

I'm not your typical cancer survivor. Course, I don't really know what "typical" means in this case. After all, I feel like I've only been "a survivor...

No Use Crying Over Cancer Chemo?

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As a matter of fact, I have now met my inner "Chemo-Sobby," i.e., I cry at the drop of a hat. Truth be told, the drop of a bread crumb could actually make me burst into tears!

Breast Cancer Chemotherapy: Everything You Wish You Didn't Need to Know

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 05.31.2011 | Home
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Tomorrow is the first day of chemotherapy. WTF? Did I really just write that? Really? Seems so surreal.

In the Chemo Room: Financing Alternative Care

Robert Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

"It is quite emotional when you're fighting for your life and you are out of money." Those are the words of Sue Memhard, recent founder of the Emeral...

'Cooling Caps' Tested To Help Cancer Patients Keep Hair | Amber Dance, Special to the Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A handful of San Francisco breast cancer patients are donning frigid skullcaps to test a device designed to keep hair tightly rooted during chemothera...

Waiving Away Affordability of Health Care

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

The urgency and stakes for real reform just notch up with each passing month and year.

Impact of Disparities on Access and Quality of Cancer Care

John Geyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Geyman

Disparities within the U. S. health care system result in serious impacts on access to care for patients with cancer at all stages. The American Cancer Society launched a national effort in 2007 calling for system reform.