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Amy Robach Finished With Chemo Treatments Amy Robach Finished With Chemo Treatments

Amy Robach is finished with her chemo treatments. The Good Morning America anchor celebrated her ‘graduation’ from chemotherapy on Friday. Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer following an on-air mammogram. “I join the ranks of 2.8 million women who are …

Jessica Sanchez is Declared Cancer-Free and Returns Back to WKMG Jessica Sanchez is Declared Cancer-Free and Returns Back to WKMG
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Traffic reporter Jessica Sanchez at WKMG-Channel 6 will be returning back to work following a one-year struggle with cancer. If you’re unfamiliar with Sanchez, you may remember the very outspoken journalist for her controversial response to a drunk interviewee during …

Amish Family Chemo Battle Continues Amish Family Chemo Battle Continues
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An Amish family has fled their home, and has gone into hiding, after a court ruling ordered that their daughter continue chemotherapy treatments. Sarah Hershberger, an 11-year-old Amish girl, was diagnosed with Leukemia in April 2013, and was undergoing rounds …

Camille Grammer Finishes Cancer Treatments Camille Grammer Finishes Cancer Treatments
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The former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammer, 45, has completed her treatment of chemotherapy and radiation for her endometrial cancer. On January 3, Grammer tweeted, “I rang the bell at MD Anderson Cancer Center which marks that …

Amish Girl With Lymphoma Flees to Avoid Chemo Amish Girl With Lymphoma Flees to Avoid Chemo
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A young Amish girl with lymphoblastic lymphoma is now believed to have fled her Ohio home with her family to avoid chemotherapy treatments. A court ruling in October appointed 10-year-old Sarah Hershberger a temporary guardian to make her medical decisions. …

Cancer Treatment Could Help Against “Aggressive” Leukemia Cancer Treatment Could Help Against “Aggressive” Leukemia

A new study has found that combining ibrutinib and rituximab could help cancer patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The results of the study were presented this week at the 54th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). …

Chemotherapy May Cause Memory and Concentration Difficulties, Shows Study Chemotherapy May Cause Memory and Concentration Difficulties, Shows Study
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According to new research, Chemotherapy can induce changes in patient brains, affecting their concentration and memory. Dubbed “chemo brain,” the physiological effects were detected by researchers using PET/CT scans. “The chemo brain phenomenon is described as ‘mental fog’ and ‘loss …

Herceptin Breast Cancer Drug Shown to Greatly Increase Heart Risks Herceptin Breast Cancer Drug Shown to Greatly Increase Heart Risks
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A study by the Group Health Research Institute in Seattle has determined that trastuzumab, the drug behind the brand name Herceptin, raises the risks for heart problems in breast cancer patients much more than previously thought. Trastuzumab is widely prescribed …