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Jim Kelly speaks to press from football camp

Source: WIVB News Channel 4 Buffalo NY

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AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Jim Kelly sounded strong and was in good spirits Thursday. It’s the beginning of his football camp and Kelly was on the field moving around. He says his radiation and chemotherapy treatments were tough, but his family, faith and support from western New Yorkers is what got him through. The Hall of Fame Quarterback lost 51 pounds, has no saliva and is eating through a feeding tube. Last week he started eating real food. He says he’s has been ...
Full article at: WIVB News Channel 4 Buffalo NY 17 hours ago, 10:50am CDT

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Jim Kelly appears strong while addressing football camp

Source: WIVB News Channel 4 Buffalo NY

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AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – During a speech Wednesday night, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly showed he’s getting stronger after his cancer treatment. Our cameras were at Sweet Home High School where #12 spoke to kick off his 27th annual football camp. Kelly says the chemotherapy and radiation affected his sight and hearing and he lost his hair, but he has endured because of the community’s support. “You don’t know wha ...
Full article at: WIVB News Channel 4 Buffalo NY 1 day ago, 9:45pm CDT

Baby beating blood disease dies contracting chicken pox from his sister

Source: Daily Mail - UK

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Seventeen-month-old Max Moment, from Lancashire, died after contracting chicken pox. His immune system was weakened after chemotherapy to treat Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, leaving him susceptible to infect ...
Full article at: Daily Mail - UK 1 day ago, 6:37am CDT

Chasing Life Review: Keep Swinging

Source: TV Fanatic

April's lie is slowly being revealed, but there are still more family secrets waiting to come out. The opening of Chasing Life Season 1 Episode 5 involved Dominic dragging April into a psychic. Thankfully, she wasn't very good, but she did mention two sisters which helped April open up with Dominic about one lie she's been keeping. Dominic has been keeping a secret of his own -- his mother is in prison because she didn't turn in her boss while he was ...
Full article at: TV Fanatic 2 days ago, 9:00pm CDT

The Supplement-Medication Combo You Need To Avoid

Source: Prevention

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The claim: St. John’s Wort, a popular herbal supplement used as a complementary and alternative treatment for depression, reduces the concentration of certain drugs in the body, suggests a new report in The Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine. Those drugs include oral contraceptives, blood thinners, cancer chemotherapy, and blood pressure m ...
Full article at: Prevention Jul 3 2014, 2:08pm CDT

JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon Plans to Use Vacation for Cancer Treatment

Source: NDTV

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Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co, plans to be out of the office for at least half of his planned two-month course of radiation treatment and chemotherapy for throat can... ...
Full article at: NDTV Jul 2 2014, 9:57pm CDT

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A Virginia girl with inoperable brain cancer is headed to Hawaii with her family thanks to the United Health Foundation and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Fairfax 9-year-old Tara wished to swim with the dolphins there. “It’s just amazing,” Tara said. “We get to go swim with dolphins, the trained dolphins and the wild dolphins, and we get to go out snorkeling and we get to go out to a luau.” United Health and Make-A-Wish held a surprise send-off party Wednesday for Tara, who had wh ...
Full article at: NBC Washington Jul 2 2014, 8:24pm CDT

Brain cancer: Biomarker to predict chemotherapy's effectiveness

Source: Business Balla

New York, July 2 (IANS) Researchers have identified a new biomarker that predicts whether glioblastoma - the most common form of primary brain cancer - will respond to ...
Full article at: Business Balla Jul 2 2014, 3:08am CDT

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy
An Amish family with a Leukemia-afflicted daughter went into hiding to avoid the long arm of the law. Their daughter was being given chemo treatment against their will. The decision to forgo the allopathic treatment has stirred up a lot of controversy. The whole question revolves around the jurisdiction and scope of the law in private matters.
Read more Jan 22 2014, 6:37am CST