PATIENT STORY

No shrinking violet

Violet Rohrer will do what it takes to fight peritoneal cancer, including clinical trials of promising new drugs.

July 5, 2017 6

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs.

March 12, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I truly had God watching over me’

Facing a nightmare diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Karyn Wolschleger finds something unexpected: Hope.

February 27, 2017 19

Study: Cancer care needs fitness focus

About 75 percent of patients give up on exercise after cancer diagnosis, even though evidence shows physical activity can help them cope.

February 17, 2017 0

From lowest lows to highest highs

Real-life experience makes for a much-loved nurse. Maybe that's why Nikki Coy soars in the world of nursing.

December 28, 2016 14
PATIENT STORY

Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

December 19, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘If you only knew my life’

Laine Steenhagen defies breast cancer, and the slim odds of having more children. She's now the proud mother of three.

November 25, 2016 2

Intercourse pain amid cancer is treatable

Sexual pain is often written off as psychological—but it's more often a result of physical issues.

November 18, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘You can do this’

Yoga brings peace of mind and body to cancer patients.

October 21, 2016 0

Are birth control pills tied to decline in ovarian cancer deaths?

Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade.

September 13, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Make our days brighter’

More than 100 pediatric patients, family members and staff reconnect during the 25th hematology-oncology annual picnic.

August 13, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘This is not going to be the end of me’

Billboard and television ad actor takes cancer to the big screen.

May 18, 2016 2