Cancer: Reasons For Hope - NBC Connecticut
Friday, Apr 27, 2012

Life After Cancer

Life After Cancer

Given only a 5 percent chance to live, Danielle Albee is not just surviving but also thriving.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012

Yale Cares for Patients After Cancer

Yale Cares for Patients After Cancer

There is also help coordinating medical care with things like making a mammogram appointment or follow ups.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012

Smilow Gets Personal to Treat Lung Cancer

Smilow Gets Personal to Treat Lung Cancer

Yale scientists are hard at work on new and effective treatments for other lung cancer patients who become resistant to their treatments.

Friday, Apr 15, 2011

Using Statin Drugs to Fight Cancer

Using Statin Drugs to Fight Cancer

St. Francis Hospital is participating in a new study that looks at how statin drugs may help in the fight against colon cancer. "In the laboratory, people found that some of the same proteins that...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011

Life-Saving Screening

Life-Saving Screening

When Francis Sadowski lost her mother to breast cancer, she says it changed her life. "My mom suffered from the disease and it was very hard knowing that she was dying," said Sadowski. So she decided...

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011

Finding Your Genetic Risk for Cancer

Finding Your Genetic Risk for Cancer

  Colleen Carroll’s younger sister Kelly died at the age of 33 from ovarian cancer. "I always say, I think my sister saved my life because if it weren’t for her, I wouldn’t...

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2011

Eat Right to Battle Cancer

Eat Right to Battle Cancer

Doctors advise the right diet and amount of exercise can help prevent cancer, or even help those who already have it to fight the disease.

Monday, Apr 11, 2011

Acid Reflux's Link To Cancer

Acid Reflux's Link To Cancer

One in five people experience acid reflux on a regular basis. Often referred to as heartburn, the quick fix is to grab an antacid and hope for the best. Doctors warn that people who have reflux at least twice...

Friday, Jan 14, 2011

Tumor Profiling

Tumor Profiling

The Smilow Cancer Hospital is the only facility in Connecticut using the breakthrough technology.

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011

Cancer Week: Cancer Blog

Cancer Week:  Cancer Blog

Connecting through cancer.

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