"Chicken Soup for the Soul felt it was time to issue a new collection of inspirational stories from the cancer community. As a co-author of The Cancer Book, I feel privileged and proud to have played a central role in putting this book together."
Excerpts from the book Three lymphoma survivors describe their stories in a unique and interesting way.
Cancer Through My Eyes
Amy Chmielewski lymphoma survivor
Taking Nothing for Granted
Jon Schneider lymphoma survivor
A Humbling Experience
Lori L. Smart lymphoma survivor
Radio talk show: Targeting the Tumor in Lymphoma Interviews with the top lymphoma specialists in the country help you make the most informed choices about your health. The latest Patient Power radio talk show will be about new ways to target lymphoma tumors, and will cover radiation therapy, targeting other antigens, low toxicity “proapoptotic” therapy and studies on antibodies for lymphoma. Wednesday, July 8 at 6 p.m. PST.
Sometimes it’s more profitable for a doctor to use one drug as opposed to another. The New York Times ran this story on their front page describing why doctors are reluctant to prescribe two of the most useful chemotherapy drugs for lymphoma.
When Maryland firefighters wanted to find out why so
many of them had cancer, including non-Hodgkins lymphoma, they suspected
they were exposed to toxic chemicals. The Washington Post published a
story about their efforts to understand what happened and their search
for help with medical coverage and cancer screenings. The Washington
Post also published a letter from our Foundation describing the link
between lymphoma and chemical exposures.
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