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Suzanne Somers Reveals Terrifying Cancer Misdiagnosis

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Suzanne Somers beat cancer after being diagnosed in 2001, so one could imagine how horrified she was six years ago when doctors told her that her cancer was back. In the end, the diagnosis was false, but her health was still being threatened.

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Charity Care: State health program many don’t know about

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Not long after Tony Potter’s husband, Charlie, was diagnosed with cancer, they received a letter from the hospital. “It said that we owe too much money, and they we can`t treat you as a patient anymore,” said Potter. “And his pain is just getting worse and worse and worse.” Potter never knew Charlie qualified for […]

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MUHC's Cedars Cancer Centre to be a one-stop treatment centre

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

For a cancer patient, navigating where to go for their treatment can be a bit like an obstacle course. Their oncologist may be located in one place, but their blood tests or chemotherapy are performed in another part of the hospital. Right now, the Royal Victoria, Montreal General, the Montreal Chest Institute and the Children's Hospital all deliver cancer treatment

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MUHC's Cedars Cancer Centre to be a one-stop treatment centre

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

For a cancer patient, navigating where to go for their treatment can be a bit like an obstacle course. Their oncologist may be located in one place, but their blood tests or chemotherapy are performed in another part of the hospital.

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Augusta VA drops the ball on scheduling medical appointment, says vet battling cancer

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

A veteran battling cancer said more than a year after having surgery, he has yet to get a followup appointment at Augusta’s Charlie Norwood VA Hospital. Just Wednesday, the facility announced its newest director. News 12 was the first to uncover problems at the hospital nearly 2 years ago.

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Mesothelioma Compensation Center Calls Attention To A News Story Of Asbestos Exposure In A Hospital And Urges …

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to individuals who have recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of being exposed to asbestos while at the hospital, and reminding them just how serious asbestos exposure can be. “We want to share this ABC News story with any individual who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and is concerned about receiving the …

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Naples resident inspired by cancer patient's charity

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Fighting cancer for months, 8 year old Neveah Griffin said there’s one thing that always makes her feel better in the hospital, Play-Doh.

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Community cancer resources available

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gem County residents and their families dealing with the treatment and effects of cancer have local resources that support an informed, healing environment.

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Duke researchers develop new collaborative cancer care model for patients

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge.

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Early Palliative Care Can Cut Hospital Readmissions for Cancer Patients

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge. The Duke researchers shared their findings today at the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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