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Las Vegas Dentist Gives Cancer Patients Their Smile

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Cancer can have both physical and emotional effects on our lives, and a successful battle over cancer requires a great support system for both. When dentist, Olya Banchik founded Smiles for Survivors, a Las Vegas based charity that provides dental care to cancer survivors, she knew that she was providing cancer patients with more than [...]

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Never Give Up

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Sometimes we just need a friendly reminder that giving up is not an option. Find inspiration on our blog and read stories from amazing cancer survivors and patients who continue to pursue their dreams. For more information about cancer treatment in Las Vegas, contact Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of UCLA and The US Oncology [...]

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Glam Runner Fights Cancer with Style

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Monika Allen is a running coach and cancer survivor who strives to empower women with confidence and strength. After being diagnosed with cancer, she is leading by example and making a difference in her community. Photo courtesy of Glam Runner Allen was training for her 19th marathon when she was diagnosed with brain cancer. She [...]

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Be Led By Your Dreams

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No matter what challenges you might face, you should never lose faith in your dreams. Find motivation from a positive source, which will help guide you to your goals and inner peace. Read more inspirational stories on our blog featuring courageous cancer survivors, who have proven that anything is possible when you follow your dreams. [...]

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If The Wind Doesn’t Blow Your Way, Adjust Your Sails

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Things don’t always go exactly as we planned, but that doesn’t mean we should give up. Visit our blog to find inspirational stories of cancer survivors who adjusted for life’s unexpected turns. To learn more about cancer treatment in Nevada, contact Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of UCLA and The US Oncology Network, at (702) [...]

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Seven Celebrities Work to Raise Awareness about Colon Cancer

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Raising public awareness about colorectal cancer is important because early detection is the key to successful treatment and saving lives. Thanks to the efforts of these seven celebrities, more people are learning about colon cancer and the importance of making regular screening a part of their preventative health care routines. 1. Meryl Streep Actress, Meryl Streep, [...]

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Find Your Inner Strength

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It’s amazing how those battling cancer can find strength they didn’t know existed. Find inspirational stories on our blog about cancer survivors who were strengthened by their experiences with cancer. To learn more about cancer treatment option in Southern Nevada, contact Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, an affiliate of UCLA and The US Oncology Network at [...]

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Colon Cancer Survivor Completes World Ironman Championship

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Teri Griege has always aimed high. A former high school athlete, she rekindled her love of sports later in life, training as a runner and competing in famous marathons in cities like Chicago, Boston and New York, in her 40s. Inspired by the challenges and pleasures she encountered as a participant in these endurance events, [...]

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Believing In Yourself Is Half The Battle

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We may not have any control over the challenges we face in life, but we do have control over how we choose to overcome them. Visit our blog to read inspirational stories of cancer patients and survivors who refuse to let cancer keep them down. If you are seeking resources for cancer treatment in Las Vegas, contact [...]

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CCCN Helps Connect Cancer Patients with Clinical Studies

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Clinical research plays a vital role in finding a cure for cancer, yet estimates indicate that less than 5 percent of cancer patients participate in clinical research studies. Furthermore, in a survey of almost 6,000 cancer patients, roughly 85 percent stated that they were unaware that participation in a clinical research study was even a treatment [...]

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