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Run, Julie, Run – Or Not….

As we know all too well, life with cancer is about dreams and plans deferred – or ended. Instead of taking a  long-planned vacation, we have disfiguring surgeries. Instead of going to college, we go to radiation. Instead of having … Continue reading

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The Health Of Our Care – Notes from the Un (Under) Insured

“All hope abandon, ye who enter in!” That famous line from Dante’s Inferno seems terribly apt for many of us when we face a serious illness like cancer. Not only must we face a terrible disease and our own mortality, … Continue reading

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Economic Cost of Cancer Mortality

Two studies published in the Dec. online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute show the high cost of cancer deaths in the U.S. Researchers used different methods for calculating the economic costs. Cathy Bradley, of Virginia Commonwealth … Continue reading

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