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Radiation Therapy (INACTIVE)

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  • Science Connections: Preserving Fertility

     
    Cancer treatments like chemo and radiation therapy, while lifesavers, can have significant side effects. One possible side effect that can be devastating for patients is …...
  • Martina Navratilova begins Mt. Kilimanjaro climb

     
    Tennis legend Martina Navratilova embarked Monday on her attempt to summit Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, a charity helping disadvantaged youth worldwide through sports-based projects. The...
  • Living legend Levon Helm finally gets his close-up in 'Health'

     
    If I only had time to ask one question of Levon Helm, the laconic heart and soul of the Band, it would probably be -- so what the hell happened between you and Robbie Robertson? As anyone who has followed......
  • Worried about radiation danger?

    Worried about radiation danger?
    UCLA professor Keisuke Iwamoto answered reader questions about the dangers of radiation exposure in a live Web chat Thursday. Iwamoto, a faculty member at UCLA's Division of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, studies radiation exposure and how it can...
  • Disney Family Cancer Center

    Disney Family Cancer Center
    The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank has ushered in a new era in cancer care for Californians. The Cancer Center brings together some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology...
  • My Turn: With age, the wisdom to fight cancer

    My Turn: With age, the wisdom to fight cancer
    I am now almost finished with my journey of medical treatment for breast cancer. I have been given examinations, explanations and expectations; I have gone through and successfully recovered from surgery; I have just completed a schedule of radiation...
  • My Pet World: Radiation treatment not needed

    Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle Q: We...
  • Study: Quality of breast cancer care in Chicago area isn't uniform

    Study: Quality of breast cancer care in Chicago area isn't uniform
    Many Chicago-area hospitals that screen for and treat breast cancer cannot prove they are meeting several widely accepted quality standards, according to a first-of-its-kind study set to be released Thursday. The Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium,...
  • Soldiers turn to horses for healing

    Gordnier and Winston exercise inside the riding ring as the manager of Dreamcatchers, Melissa Conner, looks on. A group of riders heads out Thursday morning. Horseback has been proven to be therapeutic for the mind and the body. In addition to riding,...
  • Senior Living: Considering a clinical trial

    Senior Living: Considering a clinical trial
    Q. How do I know if a clinical trial is right for me and my chronic illness? Participating in a clinical trial can place you in the care of some of the nation's top physicians, and you may find a treatment that works. Naturally, you also are concerned...
  • Proton therapy is fulfilling its promise

    The best-kept secret in cancer treatment is gaining widespread attention in part from local news at Hampton University. When the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute officially opened in October, it put proton therapy on the map not only in...
  • Medical marijuana could become legal in Illinois

    Medical marijuana could become legal in Illinois
    A stricter set of rules and a surprise political alliance are helping build momentum for a long-thwarted effort to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois. Some lawmakers are looking to make cannabis available for people seeking relief from...