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Cancer strategy: Easing the burden

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Jim Windhorst was prescribed chemotherapy, radiation, and meditation. Jim Windhorst was prescribed chemotherapy, radiation, and meditation. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / August 19, 2010

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By the time doctors diagnosed Jim Windhorst with lung cancer, the disease was already on the march, gnawing through vertebrae and ribs. (Full article: 1069 words)

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