Chemo With Style helps cancer survivors to cope

...off the latest in fashions during the Chemo With Style Fashion Show on Nov. 12. It is a fundraiser for a program, Chemo With Style, that will be offered in...volunteer coordinator for the program. "Chemo With Style will offer them styling suggestions...

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Chemo Duck is here to help

...equipment when diagnosed with cancer more than four years ago just shy of his first birthday. But the ordeal was made easier with Chemo Duck - a yellow stuffed duck complete with hospital scrubs, a head bandanna and a tiny IV line for chemotherapy. The plush...

Sharon Jones has liver surgery

...Graff of Billboard music magazine. "Even in January when I was doing those TV shows, it was a still tough on me because the chemo was still in my body and I was weak. It was a short time, but it's amazing how you can will yourself to do what you have...

For me, chemo treatment far from horror show

...for me, was about a man who, when the chemo took his hair, it included his nose hair...didn't have time to ponder the upcoming chemo.At my quarterly exam on a Wednesday, we...six days after the exam ? I was taking chemo.It was a long, brutal day, friends...

Pregnant breast cancer patient faces chemo

...long-term birth defects or anything if the chemo is not given in the first 14 weeks or so...her that the old image of violently sick chemo patients is in the past."We have pretty...uncommon that people get sick with the chemo now."The third drug, Taxol, will...

Moore: End of chemotherapy for leukemia rang my bell

...and then the next week, the white cells were down, but the chemo continued. Now I watch and wait again.I will miss those sessions...sent me. When I brought up the subject months ago, I told you chemo doesn't live up to its scary image anymore, and you see...

Large doses of chemo drug may help people with advanced MS

...infections and other problems." Autoimmune diseases typically are suppressed with drug interferon, steroids, radiation and other chemo drugs that stop reproduction of the confused cells that treat the body's own cells like they're foreign invaders. Brodsky's...

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Doctors ponder lasting effects of chemo

Dawn Galloway and her children have a name for the occasional lapse of memory. "Chemo brain, that's what she tells me," said Tyler Galloway, 15. "I can use that," mom protests, laughing. Having survived...

Mother of 2 with cancer seeks help from the Empty Stocking Fund

...was pregnant and diagnosed with breast cancer. I had my breast removed on Nov. 7 and a C-section on Nov. 9. I started chemo in January and radiation in June."I have had a hard time getting back to normal, but have been actively looking for work...

Fishing tournaments

...Saturday, Wildwood ParkThe 3-year-old has been diagnosed with A.L.L. Leukemia and has undergone numerous rounds of chemo, spinal taps and blood transfusions. Proceeds from the tournament will go directly to her family to help offset their financial...