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Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds'

...found out I had cancer instead," Ricci said. "My husband has been amazing. We celebrated our two-year anniversary in a chemo suite in June. I feel so lucky that I have a husband and I have stability in my life. I think that maybe other people in this...
Musher ends chemo just in time for race He spent a lot of time commuting to and from Fairbanks for weekly chemotherapy treatments. "The biggest thing with the chemo was it just took two days to go to town and back," Boulding said. When the rivers were flowing in summer, he'd motor a...
Infusion center acquires local artwork

With the help of multiple community donators - and an outstanding nurse - a new local chemo-infusion therapy unit has a wealth of artwork to warm its walls. "The purpose was to provide visual relief for the people who...
Heather Mary George

...given a diagnosis of Myleodysplastic Syndrome (red blood cancer). To survive she received continuous blood transfusions, chemo was tried, however, failed. In spring of 2015, she developed acute Leukemia, and with pure grace she said no more.Our...
Photo: Hats for a cause

...adviser Claude Roberts, Sorcha Hazelton, Alisia Nelson (in front), Megan Clough and Samantha Alex show off the fleece chemo caps they made for cancer patients on April 19 at Claude Roberts' house. The girls made hats as part of their breast cancer...
A friendly face in tough times

...because of Collins. During her time working in Short Stay, she and her mentor, Terry Zimmer, started offering outpatient chemo-infusion services. When the service outgrew its home in Short Stay, they moved it to its own department. Zimmer left only...
Local cancer center treated 58 this year

...The type of cancer I've got was very strange, very rare, very aggressive," she said. "Having done the travel for the chemo treatment, doing radiation at home is fantastic."Because of her rare form of cancer, Bartlett had to undergo special chemotherapy...
One real choice: Survive

...strange symptoms and strange things happening to your body ... and everything can just be lumped under 'side effect from chemo.'"Once you have cancer, Morley said, you're more likely to get cancer again. She chose to have a prophylactic mastectomy...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

School staff used their razors to show support for a colleague undergoing chemo By ERIC FRY THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Bryn Nelson couldn't stop laughing when three co-workers from Auke Bay Elementary School showed...
Warm summer creates stench

...whose condominium on La Perouse Avenue is one block from the Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant. Palmer, who is receiving chemo-therapy for breast cancer, said the sewage smell makes her more nauseous. "I have no place else to be through all this...


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