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Traditional healing for a healthy self

...Watkins swears by devil's club and its healing properties. A breast cancer survivor, she attributes her recovery without chemotherapy or radiation therapy to use of devil's club.It can be infused into water or oil, made into a salve, ground into a powder...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/traditional-healing-healthy-self
Local
Teams try for a higher goal

...from Brent.Brent had been diagnosed with cancer and could not play soccer, nor could she attend any games due to ongoing chemotherapy in Seattle.As the players gathered around him, he instead pointed back down the pitch and Brent, who had been hiding...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-21/teams-try-higher-goal
Sports
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...in Kelly's district and on Wednesday returned from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota where he has been undergoing intensive chemotherapy for lung cancer he attributes to growing up in and working in smoke-filled environments."Constantly, in offices, small...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/tobacco-target-new-antismoking-push-leg
State | AK legislature
Famed musher Attla dies at 81

...and he had hip replacement surgery in 2009.But after he was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma, he declined to undergo chemotherapy treatment."They pretty much told us it was terminal," Gonzalez said.In one of his final interviews, Attla earlier...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-17/famed-musher-attla-dies-81
Sports
A friendly face in tough times

Chemotherapy is a long - sometimes very long - and...sometimes very arduous - process, but Chemotherapy Infusion Nurse Tamara Collins goes...easy and painless as possible. The chemotherapy infusion department at Bartlett Regional...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-03/friendly-face-tough-times
Local
Finding a way to thrive

...for cancer, she was still fighting an adverse reaction to chemotherapy and still on morphine. A single touch to her skin left a...hospital could provide in treating her adverse reactions to the chemotherapy. In search of a care provider focused on "total body healing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-19/finding-way-thrive
Local
Month-long cancer awareness fundraiser

...Estate of Lynda J (Emberton) Prescott.The support of many co-workers and friends made this possible and we did this together!We collected $1,135 and all proceeds go to Juneau Cancer Connection.Bonnie GeeBRH Infusion/Chemotherapy

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-09/month-long-cancer-awareness-fundrai
Neighbors
Waiting game for weed?

...could eat and keep her food down," he said at the meeting. "We need a product in this city for people with cancer for chemotherapy."Medical marijuana cards have been active in Alaska since 1998, but without dispensaries, patients must resort to alternative...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-01/waiting-game-weed
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112210/sta_739972160.shtml
News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-05-27/outstanding-nurse
Neighbors

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