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Radiation Treatment

Advice For A Mom Who Is About To Battle Cancer?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

One thing is very different about the cancer fight this time around. "I've been through it already," she says. "But I've never been through it as a parent."

Decision Making in Breast Cancer

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

As a nurse and social worker, I have a unique perspective on decision making because I approach it "from the other side of the bed." I put my professional hat on and ponder: How would I handle this situation if I were counseling a patient?

Reassessing Radiation Care And Response In The U.S.

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Japan's nuclear emergency highlights a big medical gap: Few treatments exist to help people exposed to large amounts of radiation. But ...

Astoria Characters: The Down-to-Earth Traveling Salesman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In the living room, kneeling against the ruby red wall, is a Thai goddess. Above her head, in golden frames that match the trim of her royal raiment, are three Chilean oil paintings.

After Radiation Treatment Thyroid Cancer Patients Dangerously Radioactive

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Reports of thyroid cancer patients setting off radiation alarms and contaminating hotel rooms are prompting the agency in charge of...