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After brain cancer surgery, patient feels superhero connection

After brain cancer surgery, patient feels superhero connection

Many young men would love to be Wolverine. For one brain cancer patient, it became an inspiration to be strong and to help others. 

Hitting the Target on CML Becomes 'Gift of Grace'

Hitting the Target on CML Becomes 'Gift of Grace'

In the span of a few months back in 1997, when Minette Beabes was 31 years old, she experienced the true highs and lows of life. The high was the birth of her son. Three months later came the low — a diagnosis of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), a form of blood cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells.

Tips from our Oncology Dietitians: When life gives you lemons, use them to flavor your foods

Tips from our Oncology Dietitians: When life gives you lemons, use them to flavor your foods

When you think about lemons and limes, sugar-laden summer beverages may come to mind. However, these brightly colored fruits can have a place in a healthy, whole-food, plant-based diet. Two of Wilmot Cancer Institute's registered dietitians explain.

Dansville Ovarian Cancer Survivor Takes Action to Help Others with Cancer

Dansville Ovarian Cancer Survivor Takes Action to Help Others with Cancer

After an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment where many showed support, Jennifer Howe wanted to give back. She began an organization called Cancer Comfort Bags that gives bags with useful items to patients undergoing cancer treatment. 

Breast cancer survivor: Stay active and trust your instincts

Breast cancer survivor: Stay active and trust your instincts

For Joanne Gernon, staying active and supporting others has helped her keep metastatic breast cancer from taking over her life.