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...went to extraordinary lengths to provide care.I especially love the story of Claire, who was diagnosed with leukemia and a tumor when she was one.Her grandmother delineated a string of miracles through the years that have beaten the disease, and she...
Dean V. Bird

...and his two grandchildren, Ayla and Sailor Tallent.Contributions may be sent to American Cancer Society Neuroendocrine Tumor Cancer Research in honor of Sarah Slegers.Arrangements made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory. Please sign Dean's...
High Tunnel gardening featured at Food Bank Farmers Market

...finding it has a lot of different antioxidant properties that are antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-tumor inhibiting. It has a very mild earthy flavor with no after taste. Our Chaga is all selectively handpicked and carefully processed...
Wilcox retires after 25 years as Kenai Fire Marshal

...of the night he was in a coma. When he awoke two days later a decision had to be made to operate on a non-cancerous brain tumor. After three operations and several eye surgeries, Wilcox recovered and was back to work in two months. Wilcox replaced James...
Rare tumor causes turmoil for Nikiski family

...persistent knot's cause; it was a Pott's puffy tumor, a rare bone infection. The tumor grew and overtook most of the Nikiski resident's...daughter-in-law Kelly Jeffreys. "We say Pott's puffy tumor and people are like, 'What?'" On Dec. 10...
Central Peninsula Relay for Life brings hope to walkers

...Slegers, who passed away from a rare cancer called nereoendocrine tumor. "He was having a hard time when he saw her pictures," Jake...also wore zebra stripes, the assigned colors of the uncommon tumor. Denise Dutile, the team captain, has survived after a battle...
Irene Elizabeth Fandel Waytko Denver, Colorado. Irene took a courageous step in her battle with cancer by having a major liver surgery to remove the tumor. Brave, convicted and strong, Irene nearly conquered.Irene is survived by her husband, Herman Fandel, and their four...
Wish fish

...months doing battle with a germinoma brain tumor. But Day said he was never scared during his fight with the tumor. Thanks to friends and family he got it...Northern Maine and he was fine about the tumor saying, 'OK, what are we going to do...
Cancer survivors share stories of hope at Relay for Life, hundreds walk in support

...Now, the Soldotna resident has a 20-inch scar on his belly reminding him of the 18 inches of intestine and baseball-sized tumor doctors removed.The moral of the story according to his wife?"You might want to go to the doctor," Glenna said.To Michael...
Looking back: Toddler's outlook is positive in light of health issues

...2-year-old daughter of Jon and Jen Shoemaker, was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma, a rare disease in which a solid tumor is formed by special nerve cells called neuroblasts. That month the toddler started complaining about pain in her knees when...


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