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oncology

Doctors: Don’t fear breast radiation therapy

Most women who undergo this type of cancer treatment agree that greater knowledge makes it less scary.

Patient Story

Doctors dance, dance, dance!

Children's hospital staff put on a spectacular Holly Troll-y Christmas stage performance for kiddos and their families who have dealt with cancer or blood disorders.

Patient Story

No shrinking violet

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

Exercise helps counter cancer-linked fatigue

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

Patient Story

‘I truly had God watching over me’

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Intercourse pain amid cancer is treatable

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

Patient Story

‘You can do this’

Yoga brings peace of mind and body to cancer patients.

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.