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.
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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...
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!
Tomorrow is the first day of chemotherapy. WTF? Did I really just write that? Really? Seems so surreal.
"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...
A handful of San Francisco breast cancer patients are donning frigid skullcaps to test a device designed to keep hair tightly rooted during chemothera...
The urgency and stakes for real reform just notch up with each passing month and year.
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.
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