Considering cannabis

...son got sick."Once I got it on my property, I was OK to give to my son when he was getting very, very, very ill from chemotherapy," she said. "During the process of buying marijuana ... I thought I was committing a crime."Alaska's voters will...
New cancer treatment center opens in Juneau

...lead the center, which will provide chemotherapy services, according to a news release...oncology and cardiology. Our local chemotherapy services will meet this need."Midnight...another city or outside Alaska for chemotherapy."All physicians at Midnight Sun...
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...front of the Juneau Arts and Culture Center for a little more than a month and has already developed a following. A new chemotherapy clinic, Midnight Sun Oncology, just opened near Bartlett Regional Hospital. And, although it's far from new, it's...
Pillars speaker Sundquist talks success, challenges as amputee, athlete, author

At age 9, Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with cancer, went through a year of chemotherapy and had his left leg amputated at the hip - this may have ruined his plans to become a professional soccer player, but Sundquist...
Cancer drug shortage hits Anchorage

...ANCHORAGE - A national shortage of a chemotherapy drug has hit Anchorage. The shortage...mean changing course in the middle of chemotherapy and making a judgment call about the...that doxorubicin, one of her main chemotherapy drugs, was not available. "I looked...
Outstanding nurse

Tamara Simone Collins, Clinical Nurse, Infusion/Chemotherapy, working diligently and flying solo at Bartlett Regional Hospital.Lo! in that house of miseryA lady with a lamp I seePass through...
Time well spent

...Greening doesn't like to ask for help. She has been a strong, independent woman throughout her life, but since starting chemotherapy two years ago, her energy level has dropped considerably. "It's a different kind of tired than when you're healthy...
Terry Johnson Stone

...Terry Johnson Stone died on Dec. 16, 2010 at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Wash., of complications from chemotherapy. He was 56. Born to parents Homer and Fredia Stone in Memphis, Tenn., Terry was a 1974 graduate of the University...
The Swim Fan

...breast cancer in March of 2001 when Addie was five years old, a hectic schedule of job and family life would be challenged by chemotherapy, yet the swim fan still was on hand."She got breast cancer when I was five and it went away," Addie said. "Then it...
Streep holds nothing back in 'Osage'

...regal Streep looking this way: wrinkled and pale, with a craggy fuzz of gray hair peeking out of a dark wig, a result of chemotherapy for mouth cancer. She has stains on her baggy sweater and can't keep her balance. She still smokes, and tufts of that...


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