Emily Gilley, Brain Cancer Survivor
July 1, 2010 · Comments Off on Emily Gilley, Brain Cancer Survivor
Emily Gilley seems fairly like any 15-year old. She likes to hang out with friends, read style magazines and mysteries, and enjoys the company of her family and her pets -- a Red Heeler / Collie mix and two cats. She's prepping to get her learner's permit.
Dave Mejia, Multiple Myeloma Survivor
April 1, 2010 · Comments Off on Dave Mejia, Multiple Myeloma Survivor
When Dave Mejia says his body has been “beaten up,” he’s not talking about enduring chemotherapy, radiation and stem cell transplants. He’s talking about snowshoeing five miles the day before the pancake breakfast fundraiser he’s busing on a recent Sunday morning.
Mary Baird: Brain Tumor Survivor
December 1, 2009 · Comments Off on Mary Baird: Brain Tumor Survivor
There are just some things that defy easy explanation. Take the case of Mary Baird, 51, who in 1995 was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, a grade IV brain tumor. GBM, the most aggressive of brain tumors, is what Senator Edward Kennedy succumbed to last summer.
Elizabeth Corless: Ovarian Cancer Survivor
April 1, 2009 · Comments Off on Elizabeth Corless: Ovarian Cancer Survivor
Ovarian cancer doesn’t stop 29-year-old from living for the moment By Mary Lemma It’s fitting—and...
Tom Veit: Colon Cancer Survivor
March 15, 2009 · Comments Off on Tom Veit: Colon Cancer Survivor
By Mary Lemma Walking his three collies used to be a chore for Tom Veit—pronounced...
Mingus: Serious mileage out of a second chance
December 1, 2008 · Comments Off on Mingus: Serious mileage out of a second chance
Mingus was a dog of epic proportions. Big head. Big heart. Big mind of his own. He was a Vizsla—ruddy fur, pale eyes, sleek, muscular body.
Marsha Gardenswartz: Melanoma Patient
July 1, 2008 · Comments Off on Marsha Gardenswartz: Melanoma Patient
Marsha Gardenswartz wanted to make you paranoid. The next time you sit in the sun, the next time you hear about skin cancer and think, “no big deal,” she wanted you to think about her and get smarter.
March 7, 2017 · No comments
Study finds that death within a month of cancer diagnosis is more likely in very young children and those from minority racial and ethnic groups even independent of low socioeconomic status. Also the rate of early deaths has been previously under-reported, with early deaths from some subtypes up to four times as common as had been implied by clinical trial reports.
Malaria drug successfully treats 26-year-old brain cancer patient
January 17, 2017 · 1 comment
Tucatinib (ONT-380) progressing in pivotal trial against HER2+ breast cancer
January 10, 2017 · Comments Off on Tucatinib (ONT-380) progressing in pivotal trial against HER2+ breast cancer