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Bladder cancer drug shortage 'upsetting'

TORONTO – Bladder Cancer Canada says it is deeply concerned about the shortage of a drug critical to treating the common malignancy, which will be diagnosed in about 8,000 Canadians this year. 661 more words

Health

Fundraise Friday - #cutforcancer

Well well well today is Friday!  Yesterday I did something that was rewarding, caring and made me feel so much happiness. I cut 11 inches off of my hair and donated it to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Campaign on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society. 464 more words

Waiting for the Telephone Call

My father has struggled with cancer since the early 1980s. He was actually told his first one was terminal. My mother didn’t accept that diagnosis, given at a local hospital, and took him for a second opinion. 875 more words

Grace In Big Gulps

the closing of summer......

just about 42 days until official fall, i can hardly wait. this summer has been so very hot, and dry in southern oregon. i am surprised we have not been more aflame than we have been. 704 more words

One is a lonely number

It has been awhile since I’ve written. I know I can’t be the only one out there in my situation. We all have periods of loneliness. 341 more words

My First Post-Mortem

As the buzzer into the morgue was pressed, a figure appeared behind the frosted glass doors. The door opened, we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who looked stereotypically perfect for working with bodies; long black hair tied back, black trousers and a dark coloured shirt. 928 more words

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Nearly 1 in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smokes

Nearly one in 10 cancer survivors reports smoking years after their diagnosis, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society.

Researchers analyzed data from 2,938 patients nine years after their diagnosis, and 9.3 percent were current smokers (within the pat 30 days). 315 more words