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...for me, was about a man who, when the chemo took his hair, it included his nose hair...didn't have time to ponder the upcoming chemo.At my quarterly exam on a Wednesday, we...six days after the exam ? I was taking chemo.It was a long, brutal day, friends...

Since June of 2012 patients needing medical oncology (chemo therapy) cancer treatment have not had to add the trip to Anchorage to their discomfort. That was when Katmai Oncology Group...

WASHINGTON - Coping with advanced cancer, Bev Veals was in the hospital for chemo this summer when she got a call that her health plan was shutting down. Then, the substitute insurance she was offered wanted...
Back in the ring: MMA fights held at Soldotna's Central Peninsula Mall

...her fighting career afterward. "I just got to get through chemo first," Fanene said. "I feel like in about three months...Fanene said she expected the challenge of staying in shape during chemo would help her endure the treatment rather than presenting a...
The Bookworm Sez: In nurse's world, no detail is unimportant in the middle of the night, with abdominal pain and blood issues. Another was going home soon, six weeks post-chemo, with a stronger immune system. A third, an elderly man who seemed to be near death, was prescribed medication that might...
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Remission is a wonderful response to leukemia

...year, so I wanted to update you now.The chemo went on for six months. Cancer-killing...actually made the visits pleasant.The chemo caused few deleterious effects to my answer to cancer.Months later, the chemo ? most likely one especially nasty liquid...
Relay for Life celebrates survivors

...story.When Ruffridge was diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the chances of survival were low, she said. "I didn't chose chemo because my physician said it didn't help much," Ruffridge said. "All it did was make you miserable and extend your life...
New diagnosis may lead to cure

...immune system, and a bone marrow transplant to give him a new one. ?It?s been tough,? Bethany said. Since beginning chemo, Landon battled several infections, including pneumonia. He?s been in isolation in order to prevent further infection...

...That's normal," she said. "We call it 'chemo brain.' "I had just experienced my first sessions of chemo: three straight days of treatment to fight...I've been able to work, even after the chemo sessions, and that means a lot to a farm...

...and then the next week, the white cells were down, but the chemo continued. Now I watch and wait again.I will miss those sessions...sent me. When I brought up the subject months ago, I told you chemo doesn't live up to its scary image anymore, and you see...


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