Cancer Health Summer 2019

Cancer Health Summer 2019

In every issue, you’ll find cutting-edge health information and the hottest topics of interest to people with cancer and their loved ones.

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Dan Angel

“I Don’t Have ‘Quit’ In Me”

A long and successful battle with melanoma has left Dan Engel a new and different man.


Sleep Solutions

These safe, effective nondrug approaches can help you sleep soundly again.

Timothy Moravits

Getting Back in the Boat

Timothy Moravits, 60, and his wife Jeri, 56, love their retirement in Sarasota, Florida. But until recently, it hadn’t been much fun.

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The Microbiome Frontier

Changing gut bacteria to improve treatment response may be the next frontier in immunotherapy.

Editor’s Letter

Bob Barnett

Words We Need

Healing—the word is related to “wholeness”—isn’t measurable, but it’s nevertheless essential.

Cancer News

Terri Winham in front of the Taj Majal

Start a Fresh Chapter

If cancer has been the recent focus of your life story and you’re ready to turn the page, then consider A Fresh Chapter.

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3 Pharmacies Go After Cancer

When it comes to holistic cancer care, these pharmacies provide more than prescriptions.

Allison Ruddick

Classy Tip

Advice while on chemo.

John Prine playing the guitar

Saving John Prine’s Voice

Singer-songwriter John Prine’s songs have embraced pain with kindness and a wicked and whimsical sense of humor.

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How to Stand Up for Yourself

Have you ever had to stand up for yourself to get the best cancer care?

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Websites Worth Watching

Some helpful websites to to look up if you or one of your loved ones is living with cancer.

Care & Treatment

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Treating Cancer Anywhere

The Food and Drug Administration may approve the next site-agnostic treatment in August.

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Triple Combo for Pancreatic Cancer

A three-pronged approach could offer hope for people with hard-to-treat advanced pancreatic cancer.

HPV Virus

Therapy for HPV Cancers

A new type of immunotherapy shows promising activity against cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV).

Immunotherapy for People With HIV

Could new cancer drugs restore immune responses against HIV?

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Surgery for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Removal of the primary breast tumor may be warranted in women who respond well to targeted therapies.


Husband, Caregiver, Hero

Hilary Saltzman is a cholangiocarcinoma cancer survivor who lives in Austin with her husband and two children.

The Power of the Group

Robert P. Gaynes, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Robin McGee

I Thought I Was Cured

Robin McGee, PhD, 57, a clinical psychologist and patient advocate, lives in Nova Scotia with her spouse.


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Preserving Fertility

Steps before starting therapy to keep your reproductive options open.  


Jersi Baker

A Breast Cancer Diary

Angela “Jersi” Baker, 48, of Charlotte, North Carolina, has found a new life as a model promoting metastatic breast cancer awareness.

Your Team

Getting Your Life Back

Anne Baldwin, OT/L, CHT, CLT, is an occupational therapist at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.


mother with cancer and daughter

Caregiver Resources

Care partners play a vital role in the lives of people with cancer, and they need support too.

How To

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Smarter Sun Protection

When the sun is high, it’s more important than ever to practice sun safety.

Good Stuff

Summer Style

Cool products for a hot season.

LIfe With Cancer

Anna Stoessinger, with her husband Keith, and their son, Henry

And Then There Were Three…

Anna Stoessinger, who had her stomach and part of her esophagus removed to treat gastric cancer, has beaten the odds in more ways than one.


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Reader Survey

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