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Someone's getting shaved for St. Baldrick's

...and others who are cancer survivors - finds that it makes him more grateful for the research and development of treatment for cancer."I'm grateful that modern medicine has made it possible for me to have more time with my family members who...
Finding a way to thrive

...December, Marie-Jeanne Cadle was struggling to live through the darkest days of her life. A year after receiving treatment for cancer, she was still fighting an adverse reaction to chemotherapy and still on morphine. A single touch to her skin...
Health care bill strips benefits, stymies innovation and hikes costs

...If U.S. firms cut their research spending, medical innovation will be reduced. We may never know of the new treatments for cancer or the cure for Parkinson's disease that a key scientist would have found if her lab hadn't closed. Higher...
Southeast Conference mourns loss of Conley

...vice president and past board president for Southeast Conference, died on Jan. 31 while in Juneau undergoing treatment for cancer. JC was a board member of Southeast Conference for 20-plus years, serving twice as president and was to serve...
Singer-songwriter Buddy Tabor dies at 63

...singer and songwriter Guy "Buddy" Tabor died Sunday evening in Juneau. He was 63.Tabor had been receiving treatment for cancer since November. Close friend Betsy Sims said he died peacefully at home, surrounded by friends and family.Tabor...
Harvesting therapies of the Earth

...respiratory and digestive tract ailments, broken bones, fever, dandruff, type II diabetes, lice, headaches and as a treatment for cancer - and that's the short list. Additionally, research has shown that not just the inner bark was used. Native...
Alaska Digest

...ANCHORAGE - Four-time Iditarod winner Susan Butcher has left Alaska and her beloved kennel of sled dogs to undergo treatment for cancer, family members said Thursday. The famed musher was diagnosed late last week with acute myelogenous leukemia...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...opportunity to help Alaska women get treatment for cancer by opting into a new Medicaid...opportunity to help Alaska women get treatment for cancer by opting into a new Medicaid...opportunity to help Alaska women get treatment for cancer by opting into a new Medicaid...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shaved heads. Especially considering that two were women, and that Nelson has lost her own hair from chemotherapy treatments for cancer. "It was just exactly what I needed," Nelson said. "Because I haven't laughed for a while, and I really...
Neighbors mailbox

...the big hearts of Juneau and Southeast Alaska comes from me in Portland, Oregon. When I came here for medical treatment for cancer last November I would have never thought in my worst nightmare I would still be here trying to get well. Were...


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