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STUDY: Breast Cancer Chemo May Lead to Heart Failure

A local cardiologist says there are some serious heart risks that come with chemotherapy.

06/05/2014

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Chemo Drug Extends Life of Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

A cheap chemotherapy drug tested in St. Louis has been found to extend life for more than a year for men with whose prostate cancer has spread.

06/03/2014

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Lawmakers Give Final Approval to Chemo Parity Bill

Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor’s desk Thursday.

03/06/2014

Music

Study Finds Music Therapy Can Lower Need For Sedatives

“Most patients really gravitate towards that concept and they end up having a more positive experience when they’re in the hospital because of it”

05/23/2013

Health-2

FDA Expands Approval of Prostate Cancer Drug

The typical patient taking Zytiga survived five months longer than the patient taking a fake pill, or placebo.

12/11/2012

Healthcare

SLU Aims to Curb Painful Chemotherapy Side Effects

An estimated 30 to 40 percent of cancer patients treated with chemotherapy experience symptoms.

03/06/2012

American Legion

Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, February 8th

Charlie talks with Leo Lang of the Brentwood, MO, American Legion Goff-Moll Post 101, about closing the post due to smoke-free law; and Charlie talks with Cancer Survivor Elaine Jesmer.

02/08/2011

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