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...

Hospital chaplains do a lot more than pray

...work with patients on an ongoing basis sometimes need support. Flowers used an example of a fictional oncology nurse giving chemotherapy to a cancer patient for six months, until one day the patient doesn't show up. The nurse might not know that her patient...

Jimmie Johnson ready to return to top

...she would have various organs removed, including her ovaries, fallopian tubes and part of her stomach. She faces monthly chemotherapy treatments for at least one year.Furniture Row owner Barney Visser told Truex he could sit out the rest of the season and...

Chiefs' Eric Berry diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.Hodgkin's disease is a form of lymphoma...

Jessica Bagley making most of Augusta Futurity opportunity

...time in five years. While Kingsbury underwent surgery and chemotherapy, Bagley helped take care of her mom and her 12-year-old...more appointments Wednesday.Kingsbury is finished with chemotherapy. Bagley said her mother is now on the road to recovery...

Sharon Jones offers soul to help heal hearts in community

...tumor. They made it sound cute."While much was made of her decision to return to performing shortly after completing chemotherapy and before her hair returned ? "I did draw on some eyebrows," she said with a smile ? Jones said it was important...

Faces of Survival: Beth Sipper

...treatment. Friends and family made sure she never went to chemotherapy alone.At the time she was diagnosed, Sipper was in a doctorate...out to undergo treatment. Two months before she finished chemotherapy, she re-enrolled and immediately changed her course of...

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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Test may help rule out need for chemotherapy

...cancer might be spared unnecessary chemotherapy if doctors check their tumors for proteins...back in the other 30 percent. Giving chemotherapy to these women can reduce this risk...to identify this minority who need chemotherapy. In general, doctors recommend treatment...

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