Archives for December 2019

Is skin cancer chronic?

Could we think about Skin Cancer as a Chronic Disease? A while ago, when someone who knew I had had skin cancer asked me how I was, I said I was clear…for now.

A world of possibilities

Francesco Maria Del Re, a marine biologist from the University of Florence in Italy, has spent the academic year working with faculty from Smith’s biological and environmental sciences programs to study water pollution and the disposal of plastics.

Beating the odds

Thanks to new treatments, many women are living longer with ovarian cancer

Doctor and nurse team up for blood cancers support group

When my year of isolation ended after a stem cell transplant at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in 2003, I looked for a blood cancer support group near my home in western Massachusetts.

Easing into activity

Cancer exercise specialist and survivor Julie Goodale offers tips for staying active during and after treatment.