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  • Groups offer hope and support for advanced breast cancer patients

    By Francesca Lunzer Kritz

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Ever since Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards, announced that her breast cancer had recurred and was treatable, but not curable, breast cancer organizations have been fielding questions from women -- both from cancer patients and from women...
  • Her bag of tricks helps patients conquer chemo

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Shortly after Janet Halbert completed treatment for breast cancer in 2005, a friend was diagnosed with the disease. The friend asked Halbert if she had any tips for easing the chemotherapy experience.

    "I told her I had some products and some ideas and things that might be helpful,"...

  • On completing treatment ...

    By Rabbi Anne Brener

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    I have finished my eight rounds of chemotherapy. I feel like someone coming to the end of a year of mourning, about to surrender the status of "mourner" and return to face the world without a label to describe my continuing internal struggle.

    During the year of mourning, there is a...