Chest radiation can tax the heart

During therapy and long afterward, a commitment to physical activity could be the best way to improve quality of life.

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‘I realized I had to take care of myself’

Nancy Wolters learned the hard way that preventive care is crucial after she put her own health on the back burner to take care of her family.

A new approach to glioblastoma?

More aggressive surgeries that target the tumor and its surrounding tissues could improve survival period.

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‘I feel alive’

Little Naomi Gomez battled leukemia. Then a stroke. Now she's back to living life.

AI could tackle prostate data

Computers may be just as effective as human experts in judging severity of tumors.

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Crushing cancer

A teenager celebrates remission by smashing a replica of his tumor into a thousand tiny pieces.

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‘It saved so much time’

A patient and his surgeon traverse the miles virtually thanks to some fine-tuned technology.

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Brave like a bear

Bryar, a 2-year-old from northern Michigan, fights back after a bone marrow transplant to treat acute myeloid leukemia.

Acupuncture—therapy for dry mouth?

The treatment could be especially helpful in oncology settings, alleviating side effects of radiation.

Women’s health: Seek the full spectrum of service

Resources abound for women who experience menopause symptoms while battling breast cancer.

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