A researcher at the Vermont Cancer Center has published a massive study of surgical breast cancer patients that shows hope for less invasive cancer treatment. Also, Dartmouth College’s history in training Native Americans to be Christian ministers, and another Report From Afghanistan.
People who are battling cancer often have a lot of medical support, but when it comes to handling the emotional toll in everyday life, a different kind of assistance is needed. One such group, "Hellenbach" in Addison County, invited Jane Lindholm in for an intimate look at life with cancer.
officials says a new report has found higher-than-average concentrations of
cancer-causing toxins in Bethlehem, but they said it can’t be shown that they
represent a public health risk to the community.
weekend more than 80 teams of rowers will be in the water at Burlington Harbor for the annual Dragon Boat Festival. For
many of the competitors, Dragon Boat racing isn’t just a sport – it’s a way of
recovering from and raising money for breast cancer.
Sen. Arlen Specter discusses his battle with cancer in his new book, “Never Give In: Battling Cancer in the
Senate." Specter will be in Vermont this weekend to promote the book. He spoke with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.