Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies of cancer

...But he took a leave of absence from the team in September after complications arose during his treatment, which included chemotherapy. He had been hospitalized for more than a month."Flip was a symbol of strength, compassion, and dignity for our organization...
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Seeking help: Cancer services and programs in Juneau

...Odds race.Dependent upon a variety of factors, cancers will have various treatments. Bartlett Regional Hospital offers chemotherapy and infusion therapy as well as some surgeries.Southeast Radiation Oncology Center, which opened in Juneau in 2014, uses...
Syrian refugees' misery fuels desperation to reach Europe a room on a rooftop, as she struggled to find international help to continue treatment of her own injuries and resume chemotherapy for her mother.With a bachelor's degree, Abomosa was ineligible for UNHCR assistance, and her children - between 12...
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Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds'

...Juneau's Emily Ricci said. "Probably going to walk most of it."Ricci, 32, said she wasn't much of a runner before chemotherapy but she kept herself in shape.Now, just eight weeks out of radiation treatments, she is still recovering.Ricci was...
Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...might be tried. For example, Moffitt has developed a scoring system to estimate how well an older person would tolerate chemotherapy, and the risk of serious side effects.The first task is to determine if the cancer is curable, "which is unlikely with...
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California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...signatures to the Democratic governor. Krawitt's parents said that because he could not be immunized for a year after receiving chemotherapy, they were nervous to send him to school in the chronically under-vaccinated Marin County."We should fight for the...
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Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...The outreach is there."Cheryl Putnam drove her electric wheelchair along Saturday's Beat The Odds route. Putnam uses chemotherapy, but not for cancer. She has an auto immune disease that attacks healthy tissue instead of bacteria."It is not letting...
Chiefs top Seahawks 14-13 in second preseason game

...since he was diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma last December. Berry was deemed cancer-free in June after several rounds of chemotherapy.JETS 30, FALCONS 22EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Matt Ryan was sharp for the second straight preseason game, then the Jets...
Wal-Mart accused of same-sex bias in class-action lawsuit

...2012, when Smithson got her cancer diagnosis.In 2014, the cancer returned and Smithson went through another round of chemotherapy, Cote said, but it took a heavy toll on her health."Right now Dee's receiving hospice care at home," Cote said...
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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...


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