Chemotherapy

FILE - This Sept. 11, 2016 file photo shows Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis working against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Bettis will complete his comeback from chemotherapy for testicular cancer by starting the game in Denver against Atlanta on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang, file)
August 14, 2017 - 2:19 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ WELCOME BACK Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis will complete his comeback from chemotherapy for testicular cancer when he starts at Coors Field against Atlanta. The 28-year-old Bettis finished his last round of treatment in May, two months...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017, file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives for a Senate Republican meeting on a health reform bill on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said in a statement July 19. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 20, 2017 - 7:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. John McCain being diagnosed with a brain tumor (all times local): 7:45 a.m. The junior senator from Arizona says Sen. John McCain told him about his brain tumor only at the end of a telephone conversation, saying he was "feeling fine, but I might have some...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Gabriele Grunewald trains at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Grunewald is two weeks into chemotherapy to treat cancer that's gone from her salivary gland to her liver. That won't keep her from taking the starting line for the 1,500 meters Thursday, June 22, at the U.S. track and field championships. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 21, 2017 - 5:19 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald has only missed one day of training since beginning chemotherapy this month. At times, it's left her extremely fatigued. Never has it zapped her competitiveness. Grunewald just wrapped up the first round of treatment for cancer...
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Chemotherapy drugs are administered to a patient at North Carolina Cancer Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Thursday, May 25, 2017. According to new studies released at a June 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology conference, drugs are scoring big gains against some of the most common cancers, setting new standards of care for many prostate, breast and lung tumors. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
June 05, 2017 - 7:33 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Drugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors. There's even a "uni-drug" that may fight many forms of the disease. What's striking: The drugs are beneficial in some cases for more than a year, much...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 4:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — A huge extortion cyberattack hit dozens of nations Friday, holding computer data for ransom at hospitals, telecommunications firms and other companies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 3:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's health service was hit Friday by a huge international cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country — an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Hospitals in areas across Britain found...
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September 01, 2016 - 9:32 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Valerie Malyvanh Jansen, Vanderbilt University and Ingrid Mayer, Vanderbilt University (THE CONVERSATION) There has been substantial publicity about the MINDACT trial, which could lead...
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