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chemotherapy

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‘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.

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‘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.

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‘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.

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Prescient advice: Get your mammogram

‘You never know how people are going to touch your life,’ says Paula Bowen, who followed wise words from a former president's daughter.

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Pampered with a purpose

Even though she lost her hair to treatments, Ruth Hourani learned to feel beautiful again thanks to Beautiful You, a free program for women battling cancer.

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Luck o’ the early colon cancer diagnosis

Stephanie Schlueter walked the Spectrum Health Irish Jig for the fourth time, but her first as a survivor.

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‘The best word ever’

She's a survivor: Lily-Mae Morrison, the “Tiny Dancer” from Ireland, completes a clinical trial.

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‘Loretta, no cancer’

After three cancer scares, Loretta Staskey finds solace in the kindness of her doctor and those she encourages with inspirational notes.