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Bartlesville resident shares cancer story with Senate
But the sooner it is found and treated, the better a woman's survival rate is. Statistics, numbers and research can help underscore the importance of an issue, which in this instance is breast cancer. It's estimated that 246,000 new cases of invasive ... [...]
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Komen Tyler Race for the Cure: Single mother shares survival story overcoming …
“Breast Cancer runs in my family, so I had started early with mammograms - both my grandmother and an aunt on my mother's side had breast cancer,” Mrs. Powell said. “I went for my yearly mammogram November of 2012, and they made me come back in ... [...]
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Remarkable survival story of brain tumour survivor who was given four months …
She says more research is desperately needed as the symptoms for different brain tumours vary so wildly. For instance, she points out how Debbie McGee, widow of the late magician Paul Daniels, recently told how the first sign of his fatal brain tumour ... [...]
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Roanoke man shares breast cancer survival story
“That's when I Found out I had breast cancer.” Watkins says he was in shock. “I'd felt good. I felt better then I had my whole life,” he recalls feeling before he was told. Eight rounds of chemotherapy and 40 radiation treatments followed. Eleven years ... [...]
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Northwest woman shares breast cancer story in support of Making Strides walk
According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2015, an estimated 1,690 women in Nevada will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and an estimated 380 will die in Nevada from the disease this year. Further tests revealed Tellefsen, ... [...]
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Treating Prostate Cancer: Jeff Metcalf's Story
In fact, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetimes. Many patients receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer and immediately begin to imagine difficult and time-consuming radiation treatments, but Huntsman Cancer Institute is ... [...]
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The moving story behind America's first penis transplant
They must take the medication for the rest of their lives, a proposition that carries increased risks of infection and perhaps even cancer. Outside the US ... Doctors in the US also plan to transplant just the penis, not the testes, where sperm are ... [...]
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Olympic legend brings hope: Raelene Boyle's cancer story an inspiration
As a survivor and founding member of the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA), Ms Boyle will speak at the free Breast Cancer Treatment, Care and Looking After Yourself information forum in Orange on Wednesday, March 23. Designed especially for ... [...]
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Treating Prostate Cancer: Jeff Metcalf's Story
In fact, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetimes. Many patients receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer and immediately begin to imagine difficult and time-consuming radiation treatments, but Huntsman Cancer Institute is ... [...]
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A Story Half Told: Photo Essays Share the Lives of Five Women Living with …
For Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told, Merendino and four other photographers were commissioned by Pfizer to capture the daily lives of 5 women who are living with the disease. .... The same cannot be said about pseudoscientific "natural remedies". [...]
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