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Gynecologic cancer: "Be aware down there"

...radiation therapy.Weinberg said she never got to see her friend again. "She passed away the day I started my radiation treatment," she said.The experience of having cancer and losing a friend to it changed Weinberg's life. Now Weinberg...
Seeking help: Cancer services and programs in Juneau

...therapy as well as some surgeries.Southeast Radiation Oncology Center, which opened in Juneau in 2014, uses radiation treatment, such as external beam radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, image guided radiation therapy...
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...doctors had removed melanoma from his liver, but found four small tumors in his brain. Later Thursday, he received radiation treatment. He also began receiving injections of a newly approved drug to help his immune system seek out and destroy the...
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Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds'

...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 diagnosed with cervical cancer in June, at age 31, an ailment uncommon...
Fairbanks native, three-time cancer survivor shares story

...revealed her left lung had collapsed because the radiation treatments had thinned the lining. Chest tubes were installed...aggressiveness." He suggested a lumpectomy followed by radiation treatments."I said, 'What?!' You're telling me this...
Three times a survivor, Margi Maki refuses to be a statistic

...seemingly insurmountable odds in her decade-long battle against cancer. Following surgery and dual chemotherapy and radiation treatment, the esophagus cancer re-metasised on her lung in 2006. Then she was diagnosed with tongue cancer in 2010...
Local cancer center treated 58 this year

...of traveling elsewhere for radiation treatments, she made the decision to...Huang said. Between Huang's radiation treatment and the Juneau doctors who...Hart finished her last radiation treatment in late August. She said...
Rockin' out for a reason

...about a third of them die. I had successful surgery just after Memorial Day (2013), followed by a course of radiation treatments last August and have been pronounced cancer free."Sharing about her experience was not in character for Weinberg...
SEARHC partners with Juneau radiation clinic to offer local treatment

...treatment for SEARHC patients throughout Southeast Alaska with radiation therapy. "Our goal is to provide advanced radiation treatment to area patients and to reduce the burden of travel for cancer patients and their families," said Dr. Eugene...
One real choice: Survive

...full-time. I have to keep my health insurance. I had to keep working," she explained. Morley chose to have her radiation treatment done in Chicago, where her parents still live, and her chemotherapy done in Juneau. Her Seattle-based oncologist...


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