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Local cancer center treated 58 this year

...and the Juneau doctors who do chemotherapy, "now patients have a pretty wide range of options," he said.Now, local cancer patients can get every kind of cancer treatment - surgery, chemotherapy and radiation - done locally, Huang said...
Local cancer treatment center to open next month

Radiation oncologist Eugene Huang might have just moved to town a week ago, but he's already seeing patients. The doctor is one of four people who will staff Juneau's new Southeast Radiation Oncology Center.
Cancer drug shortage hits Anchorage

...shortage of doxorubicin is disrupting treatment for patients and could affect dozens more if it continues, according to local cancer doctors. The generic drug is also known as Adriamycin. Doxorubicin is a common choice to treat certain breast cancer...
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Juneau raised more than $98,000

...goal to raise $72,000 and has announced that they have passed $98,000 in their quest to help save lives, help local cancer patients and support efforts to eliminate cancer suffering and death.The Relay For Life began Friday with 36 of the...
Everyone wins at Beat the Odds fundraiser run

...a serious problem for men, and we just like to run."Walkers Naomi Hobbs and Judy Lumb entered for exercise, the local Cancer Connection, and because they know several people with cancer."It is pretty encouraging to see so many people here...
Running for more than just a winning time

...Bryn. The money raised from Saturday's two runs supported the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness Foundation, two local cancer support groups, a cancer victim store and Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. George Elgee of the Glacier Valley Rotary...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Miller, a former competitive swim coach, was diagnosed four years ago with metastatic prostate cancer. He founded the local cancer foundation to promote education about cancer, its treatment and causes, he said. Labriola is a consultant to Memorial...
Crimson Bears & Falcons hosting Cancer Awareness games

...Checks can be made out to the Juneau School District.The soccer programs are organizing this event with the assistance of the local American Cancer Society and their May "Paint the Town Purple" campaign and the local Cancer Connection.
Empire to host 'Pink Tie' cancer benefit

...of in Alaska and Washington to assist patients navigating the health care system." Funds raised will be donated to local cancer sufferers to help offset expenses not covered by health insurance, such as airfare or room and board, while seeking...
Infusion center acquires local artwork

...with various forms of cancer over the last 38 years, knows firsthand the positive difference the center has made for local cancer patients. "(The artwork) brightens our mood, lightens our concerns, transposes us to another place even for just...


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