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Ohio judge ends oversight in chemo fight of Amish girl

An Ohio judge ended court efforts to force chemotherapy on an Amish girl and formally freed her from court-ordered guardianship.The girl along with her parents had fled the country to Mexico to seek alternative treatment.

How cancer cells are 'put back together'

As some cancer cells are destroyed they can sometimes survive and piece themselves back together. The results offer insight on how cancer cells might be able to withstand chemotherapy.

Bride postpones wedding so pet lizard can get chemo

London - British bride Lizzie Griffiths chose between her bearded dragon and her future husband. The lizard came first, so he could have chemotherapy on his facial tumors.

Op-Ed: Joe Paterno begins chemo amid worry over sexual-abuse victims

State College - After coaching for 46 years at Penn State, 84-year-old Joe Paterno received a call telling him he has lung cancer. This occurred right after Paterno was forcibly phone-fired from Penn State and before Penn State lost their football game 17-14 to Nebraska.

Australian researchers unveil new cancer treatment

The new treatment, according to Nature Biotechnology, works by using mutant bacteria generated minicells, which contains siRNA, a cytotoxic drug, to destroy cancer cells.

Parents Agree to Chemo, Keep Custody of Daniel Hauser

In court today both parents agreed to chemotherapy in exchange for the custody of 13-year old Daniel Hauser, just a day after he returned with his mother after being missing for one week.

Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Unknown Health Future

The Canadian Cancer Society says that more children are surviving cancer today than in the past but that doesn't mean the battle is over for them.

Explaining Why Memory Suffers Under Chemo

Also: Being overweight may mean less of a risk of breast cancer
 

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