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Celebrate Cancer Survivors At ‘Superheroes Of Hope’

  “Survivors: Superheroes of Hope,” a celebration of life dedicated to our cancer survivors at The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at MidState Medical Center, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hubbard Park in Meriden. The event features music, a balloon artist for kids and stories...


How Cancer Treatment Can Affect The Heart

Chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer treatments occasionally cause heart problems. Cancer patients should talk with their doctor before treatment begins about possible side affects. If you’re already started treatment, look for these symptoms: Shortness of breath. Fatigue. Swelling in hands, feet. Chest discomfort. Lightheadedness. If you experience any of these...


Immunotherapy Treatment Brings Hope to Melanoma Patients

More than one million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the year ahead, but with precision medicine, more targeted treatment and new options like immunotherapy, there is more hope than ever before. This is particularly true when it comes to melanoma, a particularly deadly form of skin cancer.  Dr....


He’s Lived Four Years With Same Deadly Brain Cancer As John McCain

Rambling, often incoherent questioning by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), diagnosed in late July with a lethal brain cancer known as glioblastoma, during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing the previous month now must be considered a possible early sign of his illness. “I am not sure as to the exact size...


Can Your Morning Coffee Ritual Really Help You Live Longer?

Like a lot of people, I can’t function in the morning without a cup of coffee. Now two studies suggest that drinking coffee might have even more powerful, lasting effects — reducing the risk of death from heart disease, stroke, cancer and other diseases related to blood circulation and digestion....