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radiation therapy

Patient Story

‘It was just a gift’

As Renee Teeple undergoes cancer treatments, she finds emotional and spiritual strength in music therapy.

Chest radiation can tax the heart

During therapy and long afterward, a commitment to physical activity could be the best way to improve quality of life.

Patient Story

‘Scared to death’

The medicine that saved Martha McMurry’s life also damaged her heart. Today she’s cancer-free, and her heart is on the rebound.

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

‘I truly had God watching over me’

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

Here a scan, there a scan, everywhere a scan, scan

Is too much radiation exposure dangerous? Our experts weigh in.

Patient Story

Susan Sniegowski drops the gavel on breast cancer

The verdict is in: This circuit court judge wouldn't allow her diagnosis to change her life.

Patient Story

Kitty cracks the code

For brain tumor patient Kitty Smith, the secret to tackling her recovery is to face it “one little goal at a time.”