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chemotherapy

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Tipping the balance

Susan Calkins stood a slim chance of surviving stage 4 ovarian cancer—until a clinical trial improved her odds.

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Fighting cancer, not traffic

Video visits keep Ed Mikulskis closer to home as this farmer battles a rare lymphoma.

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Reviving and thriving

Wendy Borden's battle with cancer inspired her to create a program that prepares food for patients weakened by the disease.

FDA widens access to ‘cooling cap’ to stop hair loss in cancer patients

Treatment now approved for patients receiving chemotherapy for solid tumors.

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Bringing out the inner beauty

Amid the exhausting battles, cancer patients enjoy a welcome pause to find transformation and courage in henna tattoo crowns.

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‘It made us feel we had a life again’

Partnership brings clinic to northern Michigan—closer to home for children being treated for cancer and blood disorders.

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‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

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‘I felt like I was dying all the time’

After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.

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‘You just think you’re going to die’

A 40-foot mobile mammography unit that showed up at her workplace may have saved Deb Browers' life.

Battling bad blood

A new vaccine could be a major breakthrough in treating acute myeloid leukemia.

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‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

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Drumming up donors

Grateful for the stem cell donor who saved his life, Perry Cheathem is now on a mission to encourage others to Be the Match.