Faces of Survival: Elaine Dailey

...married the day before her surgery. "It was a bittersweet year for us," she said.She had a mastectomy and six months of chemotherapy. Dailey said prayer and her faith in God helped her get through. The journey strengthened her faith and taught her to live...

After beating cancer, Kaufman runs in Ironman 70.3 Augusta

...Kaufman underwent surgery and eight rounds of chemotherapy. She endured all the side effects ? mouth sores...nausea. She didn't lose her hair, though.During chemotherapy, she continued to run. Kaufman ran three marathons...

Faces of Survival: Dolly Padgett

...prevention. About four years later, she found a lump on her left side. It was removed, and her doctor prescribed six months of chemotherapy and Tamoxifen for four years.Three more lumps appeared in the same spot. Her doctor determined that her cancer is estrogen-induced...

Ironman of the Day: Paula Thomas

...her friend Marsha Kaufman, the team's runner who was diagnosed with colon cancer a year. After undergoing surgery and chemotherapy, Kaufman is back running marathons in less than four hours. Thomas called her friend "an inspiration."As for her time...

Author seeks to encourage cancer survivors in 'The Story of Fish'

...Fish.Diagnosed in 2008, Fish writes about the challenges he faced after surgery, fighting the effects of radiation and chemotherapy and finding a treatment home at the Duke Brain and Tumor Center. He continues to live with a benign tumor.Fish tells his...

Remission is a wonderful response to leukemia

...diagnosed with leukemia. Then a year ago I began monthly chemotherapy sessions, three days a week, with three weeks off to recover...doctor and nurses counteracted them with new medications. Chemotherapy definitely is one answer to cancer.Months later, the chemo...

Moore: End of chemotherapy for leukemia rang my bell

My Christmas came early. On Friday, I stood at the end of the room where I had taken three-day chemotherapy sessions for the past six months and rang the bell attached to the wall. It's something of a loud, proud ceremony for cancer...

Jimmy Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in familiar message at Sunday school

...and Stephanie Cranfield of Merritt Island, Fla., stopped in Plains after attending a funeral nearby. Chet, 58, began chemotherapy in November for kidney cancer.Both husband and wife said they were comforted by Carter's message of optimism and push...

Study finds lingering memory problems after chemotherapy

...TAMPA, Fla. -- Ordinary doses of chemotherapy sometimes appear to permanently dull...found that people who get standard chemotherapy appear to be about twice as likely...suggest that aggressive treatment with chemotherapy may be unwise in some people with early-stage...

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Chemotherapy before surgery nearly doubles bladder cancer survival

...when doctors treat them first with chemotherapy rather than relying solely on surgery...surgeons remove the bladder, but chemotherapy is avoided unless the cancer clearly...treated with surgery alone or with chemotherapy followed by surgery. Median survival...

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