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...
In the Stacks: New chapter books for young readers

...everything ? the pond, the flowers, the animals ? is getting bulldozed. At the same time, her grandmother is starting chemotherapy treatments and doesn't have the energy for her usual activities, so Taylor is going to have to fight for the land on her...
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...
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...
Same-sex couple's wedding a first for Ill.

...But both women struggled with health issues; both have had breast cancer. Gray was first diagnosed in 1996 and underwent chemotherapy about the same time as Ewert.However, things worsened for Gray, especially in June when cancer was found in her brain...
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...
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...
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...
Our new Affordable Care Act - hold on for a lifetime.A friend of mine has recently survived a brain tumor. The weeks of hospital stay and a specialized chemotherapy cost over $400,000. Most of his medical care was covered by Medicare and his supplemental insurance. Over 99 percent...


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