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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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Get your daily dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary stories of survival, miracles and medical innovation.

Lose weight, stave off breast cancer

The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.

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‘I’m going to live’

Screening found early-stage cancer in Marty LaBrecque’s lung. After minimally invasive surgery, the former smoker is free of cancer and ready to live.

How to keep cancer at bay

Did you know that nearly half of all cancer deaths are attributed to factors you can modify?

Breast cancer—early detection is key

Doctors can help save lives when they know the risk factors involved—and early detection is the best starting point.

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