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chemotherapy

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

Patient Story

Solving cancer

A teenager gifted in math overcomes his illness one step at a time.  

Patient Story

A Christmas Eve post-chemo surprise

Bagpipe music heralds a big milestone for a woman completing her second-last infusion of her breast cancer treatment.

Unspooling the catnip conundrum

Our feline friends aren't the only ones excited about this plant—researchers are learning how its active ingredient could lead to breakthroughs in medicine.

Patient Story

‘I want it gone’

After being diagnosed with two separate cancers within days of each other, Bob Bustance made funeral arrangements. Today, he's back to work and enjoying life.

Patient Story

‘Divining moments’

Cindy Burt is battling aggressive brain cancer. With a keyboard at her side and a song in her heart, she's beating the odds.

Patient Story

‘Your whole life flashes before you…’

Megan Keller battled breast cancer with a child in her womb. These days, both are happy and healthy.

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An early catch

A patient’s girlfriend helped create the screening program that later played a key role in saving his life.

Device might detect breast cancer-linked swelling sooner

A new technique gauges lymph flow by capturing thousands of points of measurements on the entire arm.

New drugs may be big advance in lung cancer care

A combination approach marks improvement in response, progression-free survival and overall survival in lung cancer patients.

Patient Story

‘This was a big wake-up call for me’

Michelle Jones stared down her mortality when diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she looks toward the present—and the future.

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.