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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...
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...
A Cancer Guy's story

...stem cell transplant (which is worth a whole column of its own); two infections; double pneumonia and some radiation treatments. But I feel good, catch the odd salmon with a friend, and have taken some great vacations with my wife and "caregiver...
The importance of family, friends during treatment

...through her chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Because of my first to receive her daily radiation treatments, and she had to continue...patient and their families.Radiation treatment is an essential component...
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...
Treating cancer closer to home

...Johnson said she'd be at the event."I am absolutely overjoyed that cancer patients will be able to receive radiation treatment here," Johnson said. "I think it makes all the difference in the world."? Contact reporter Jennifer Canfield...
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...
A survivor's guide to beating cancer

...choosing where to go, there are different treatment options one must choose. There are options for chemotherapy, radiation treatment, full and partial mastectomies - and decisions are made for a host of different reasons, from health, obviously...
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Back in the Swing

...cancerous. In February he learned he had multiple myeloma, a plasma cell cancer he continues to live with after radiation treatments at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. Parsons came to Juneau from Kent, Wash., in 1972 to start the Parks...


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