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Doctors Suggest Less Chemo, Surgery for Some Cancers

June 3, 2018 |

Cancer researchers are increasingly exploring whether they can eliminate or scale back treatments to spare patients from tough side effects—and costs—without jeopardizing survival. US Business

Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip the Chemo

June 3, 2018 |

Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting in a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk. The study is the largest ever done of breast cancer treatment,…

Giant Bell Will Ring Every Time a Kid Finishes Chemo

October 12, 2017 |

A giant bell on a billboard in St. Louis will ring every time a child completes chemotherapy at a local hospital, per the AP . The 12-foot-tall metal bell went up Wednesday on a billboard over Interstate 44 that reads “Childhood wins another round against cancer.” Hospital staff will use a…

Studies: Cooling Caps Help Chemo Patients Keep Hair

February 15, 2017 |

Cooling caps are massively popular with European chemo patients and have been making inroads into the US , but two studies published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association offer some of the first clinical proof of their effectiveness. In one study , approximately two-thirds of breast cancer patients lost…

FDA approves knockoff of Amgen’s Neupogen chemo recovery drug

March 7, 2015 |

Amgen Inc., the Thousand Oaks biotech giant, has for decades sold some of the nation’s top-selling drugs with little competition.
L.A. Times – Business


Stuart Scott — Continued to Fight MMA … With Chemo Port In His Chest

January 5, 2015 |

Stuart Scott was so passionate about continuing his MMA training during his fight with cancer, he REFUSED to quit … even after doctors implanted a chemotherapy port into his chest.”He was such an impressive person,” says Sensei Darin Reisler ……

‘Little Couple’ doctor tweets chemo photo

December 28, 2013 |

Dr. Jen Arnold, who stars with husband Bill Klein on TLC’s "The Little Couple," tweeted a photo of herself undergoing chemotherapy on Friday.Earlier this month, Arnold revealed to People magazine that she has a rare form of cancer.

TODAY Entertainment

Grieving dad helps kids get to chemo

May 2, 2013 |

For many children fighting cancer, it can be extremely tough to make it to their chemotherapy appointments. – World