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I sit across the hall from my mother-in-law, Virginia, who is emitting 13.9 millirems of radiation. I have to shout when I speak with her because of the metal barrier that separates us. more

Jul 31, 2017 2:32 PM Articles

People receiving chemotherapy may be at risk for getting infections. more

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“I had a dream last night about water,” my mother says as we dice cantaloupe and brew our morning coffee. “I woke up with wet sheets.” more

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“It’s a Puh.. Puh… Puh… word.”  I desperately explained to my husband. He turned his head away from me and walked into the other room. I stood there alone, bereft, defeated, feeling the tears burn through my embarrassment and frustration. more

Jun 7, 2017 5:13 PM Articles

As more and more chemotherapy is given in outpatient clinics and at home, it is extremely important that caregivers and patients understand the risks and hazards that household members may be exposed to. more

May 10, 2017 1:57 PM Articles