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radiation

Patient Story

‘I want it gone’

After being diagnosed with two separate cancers within days of each other, Bob Bustance made funeral arrangements. Today, he's back to work and enjoying life.

Skin creams may be OK during cancer radiation therapies

Study: Light use of topical lotions just before therapy may improve quality of life for patients.

Patient Story

‘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.

Patient Story

‘Your whole life flashes before you…’

Megan Keller battled breast cancer with a child in her womb. These days, both are happy and healthy.

Patient Story

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.

Patient Story

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.

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

‘Loretta, no cancer’

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

Patient Story

‘Live grateful’

Evan Beukema played football in a state championship game. Now, after surviving cancer, he's celebrating being part of the big game.

The taste of healing

A 75-year-old world traveler battled through cancer treatment to reclaim the joys of adventure.

Patient Story

In sickness, and in health…

Sally and Greg Brown have shared 33 years of marriage. Now, they share cancer.