| Feb 27, 2012
Rebecca's cancer was born in her bone marrow. Her abnormal blood cells soon broke free of their nest, sailing down the rivers of her arteries and veins to seed her liver, lungs and brain with malignancy.
Chemotherapy for her metastatic acute myeloid...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
A New Strategy For The War On Cancer: Finally! A New Force Is Entering the Fight and Its Success Depends On Us
The traditional strategy of exclusive conventional cancer treatment has not worked....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:29 AM
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Lisa Hulber gazes affectionately at her dog, Effie.
She's always had a bond with the mixed breed, but the two have grown even closer this past year.
Effie, or Effie Mae as Lisa and her husband, Scott, sometimes call her,...
| Dec 14, 2011
Friends and relatives caring for lung cancer patients have a new resource to turn to after the recent launch of a 24-hour online service for caregivers by LUNGevity Foundation, the country's largest lung cancer organization.
The foundation in late...
| Mar 25, 2012
City Hospital’s Nurse Work Life Council named Diane Turner as the recipient of the DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for the fourth quarter of 2011.
Turner, a nurse on the second-flood oncology unit at City Hospital, was presented the award...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Killing tumors while sparing healthy tissue. It's the goal of doctors treating cancer patients around the world. Closer to home, a new weapon to fight the disease. It zaps away cancer cells much like traditional radiation, but this treatment's promise...
| Jan 3, 2012
The hospital--it's where nobody wants to go--and according to a new study--especially men.
Wayne Reynolds may be the poster boy for why more men should go for cancer screenings.
He started having colonoscopies when he was 35 after being diagnosed with...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:09 PM
When Dr. Aiman Daghestani, a medical oncologist at the Somerset Oncology Center, started in practice 30 years ago, physicians didn’t always tell their patients that they had cancer.
“Treatment was so primitive it is now unbelievable,” ...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:47 AM
PETOSKEY — McLaren — Northern Michigan is offering a program to provide emotional support to children ages 5-12 who have a parent or other loved one diagnosed with cancer.
The six-week program is called CLIMB, which stands for Children&...
| Sep 6, 2012
Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and seed money from local, state and federal sources, HUPTI, a $225 million project — the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Estrogen-like compounds that come with a soy-rich diet are sometimes linked to a reduced risk of cancer, but new research from Japan suggests that protection doesn't extend to stomach cancer.
In a study that tried to tease...