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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.

Clinical trials at Wilmot aim to improve treatment for cervical cancer

Clinical trials at Wilmot aim to improve treatment for cervical cancer

A century ago, cervical cancer ranked as one of the deadliest cancers among women. Today, cure rates are high — around 90 percent — for these cancers found in the early to middle stages. Advanced cases, however, are much harder to treat, and Wilmot researchers want to find better options.