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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

latimes.com | 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.