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New therapy dog helps during oncology treatments

At Peninsula Radiation Oncology in Soldotna, a new therapy is available to help patients cope with cancer treatment. Her name is LC, a 12-year-old English Setter. As a certified therapy dog, LC is regularly present in the building's...
For 2015, resolve to be a better community member

...animal shelter, help organize a community-wide event, spend a day helping at the food bank, drive patients to cancer treatment sessions, coach a youth sport (you don't have to have a kid to be involved in that one, either), get involved...
For 'Emma's Run' community supports cancer treatment

Emma Mullet is the creator and organizer of Emma's Run, a 5-K race that was held Saturday in Kenai.
Breast cancer survivors fly fish as therapy you look. That translates into how you feel."O'Bryant underwent reconstructive surgery last year.Breast cancer treatment also can trigger accelerated menopause in younger women, which brings on a number of changes, from decreased libido...
Program offers transportation to cancer patients Anchorage and Fairbanks, but the increase in cancer treatment centers on the Kenai Peninsula has led to more demand...throughout Alaska who drive patients to and from cancer treatment centers, Archey said. Before volunteers can participate...

...greeting cards and comments on our Web site and Facebook brought well wishes from people who have gone through cancer treatment or have helped loved ones in that situation.The main lesson I learned from all these people is that I am not alone...
Concern raised about same-sex benefit requirements

...followed a request by a Juneau corrections officer to take family leave to care for her partner, who was undergoing cancer treatment. Attorneys, including those from ACLU of Alaska, wrote the commissioners of Corrections and Administration in...
Cancer treatment options close to home

...with cancer nationwide in 2013, including 3,290 in Alaska. We're grateful to see the resources available for cancer treatment in our area expand, so care can be found close to home. ? ? ?It's not something most of us give a second thought...
Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center opens

...have to leave the security of our homes and jobs and ad the insecurity of travel and strange surroundings for our cancer treatment. Today brings comfort, healing and hope to our community," said Porter. One of the reasons we are seeing more...

...preserve fertility in some cancer patients, who had normal ovarian tissue removed and stored while they underwent cancer treatments, and then put back. The new work involved ovaries that were failing to function normally.In the ovary, eggs...


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