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Not Just a Nurse, but a Friend: The Glory of a Little Kindness in the Face of Cancer

Not Just a Nurse, but a Friend: The Glory of a Little Kindness in the Face of Cancer

Albert Smith had been living with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) for a few years. For a while, he has been coming to Wilmot for infusions. That’s where he met and befriended a nurse named Kelley Duncan, R.N.

Vocal Cord Cancer Survivor Receives Recognition for Supporting Other Survivors

Vocal Cord Cancer Survivor Receives Recognition for Supporting Other Survivors

Diagnosed with vocal cord cancer in 2011, Bob Crum immediately started attending meetings with SPOHNC-Rochester, a support group for patients with oral, head and neck cancers. He instantly fit right in, benefitting from the group but also helping others. 

What It’s Like to be a Cancer Patient in the Holiday Season

What It’s Like to be a Cancer Patient in the Holiday Season

And how can friends and loved ones avoid making things awkward?

No Meat, Dairy, Added Sugar, or Processed Foods: Will it Help Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients?

No Meat, Dairy, Added Sugar, or Processed Foods: Will it Help Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients?

Thomas Campbell, M.D., a worldwide bestselling author and authority on nutrition and a family physician at the University of Rochester Medical Center, is conducting an eight-week pilot study among women with stage 4 breast cancer. We sat down with him to talk food, psychology, and what people with breast cancer can do to improve their eating habits.