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BY Linda Ryan

I thought I had checked cancer off my list. Having just ran my first marathon it was hard to imagine that my cancer had returned after seven years. Cancer chose the wrong woman. I was ready to battle the disease for the third time with health, laughter and friendship. Follow me at http://www.mestrong.net/

As I look forward to the approaching holidays, I feel excited and overwhelmed as most people do at this time of year.
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Linda Ryan

BY Carla Dickerson

For me, curling up with a good book is a relaxing evening. I particularly enjoy reading autobiographies. Other times, when my creative juices...

BY Simona Shaitelman, M.D.

Women with early stage breast cancer have so many different treatment options that the choices can be overwhelming. For almost all women who...

BY Mary Issa Zwald

In the fall 2008 issue of Network, Mary Issa Zwald shared the story of her cancer diagnosis and treatment. An Arab-American of Lebanese descent, she volunteered to appear on an Arabic television segment to raise awareness among Arabic speakers about breast cancer. She continues to support and encourage people facing cancer around the globe.

I'm a 12-year breast cancer survivor.  

October brings lots of memories...

BY Janet Ruffin

Janet Hull Ruffin is an artist, arts educator and poet. She is finishing a book of poems showing what it's like to work with critically ill...

BY Brandie Sellers

Brandie Sellers teaches yoga, meditation, nutrition and cooking. She paints, writes, runs and plays with her children. She is a two-time breast...

BY Ginasenda Rodriguez and Stephen Collazo - Social Work Counselors

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Intimate parent violence (IPV), more commonly known as domestic violence,...

BY Julie Penne

The last thing on 64-year-old Art Hill's mind while hiking Machu Picchu this fall is the microvascular muscle flap on his scalp.

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BY Karen Clendenin

Doug Clendenin was diagnosed with stage IV glioblastoma multiforme on May 15, 2012. Neurosurgeon Dr. Sujit S. Prabhu performed a lifesaving...

BY MD Anderson

Acinic cell carcinoma (ACC) of the parotid is a rare tumor and therefore information compared to other tumor types is relatively limited.&...