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...

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...

Grant through Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation moves up GRU cancer trials for kids

...didn't respond to the standard surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Often when that happens...Scott said. Standard treatments like chemotherapy and radiation create an inflammatory...into play, a drug that will work with chemotherapy and with radiation to magnify the effects...

Disappearance of Grovetown man's bladder cancer called 'a miracle'

...tube in November 2012 and took that out. Walker received chemotherapy for three months and was free of cancer until doctors found...in his groin in June during a checkup.After one round of chemotherapy, Walker's kidneys failed. But because of his age and...

Finding meaning in Advent's place before Christmas

...out of the store. Their clothes were careworn and the woman wore a bandana on her head as a testimony to the effects of chemotherapy. They both plunked a couple of dollars in the kettle and told me, "I wish it could be more."I could hardly say Merry...

Thanksgiving fits perfectly between taking holidays

...Thanksgiving table. I want us all to be thankful for something. If my own spoken gratitude isn't that after one more chemotherapy session I should be all right for a while, I'm sure I can look around and find many more reasons for gratitude.After...

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...

For me, chemo treatment far from horror show

When you are about to undergo chemotherapy, you will hear horror stories about the side effects. The worst, for me, was about a man who, when the chemo took his hair...

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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