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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-23/look-out-cancer-juneau-roll-and-walk-a
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-23/chiefs-top-seahawks-14-13-second-prese
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-20/survivors-supporters-run-and-walk-beat
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/carter-says-he-has-cancer-revealed-re
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/california-vaccine-bill-clears-major-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/wal-mart-accused-same-sex-bias-class-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-03/friendly-face-tough-times
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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
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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
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Rockets advance to West finals

...we came out and jumped on them early."SAGER ATTENDS GAMELongtime TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is undergoing chemotherapy in Houston for leukemia, left the hospital between treatments to attend the game. Rivers greeted him at the end of his...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-18/rockets-advance-west-finals
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