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Minnesota Town Turns Pink For Breast Cancer Support

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Showing support for people diagnosed with breast cancer, Adams, a small town in Minnesota, turned its streets pink earlier this year. From clothing to drinks, to food and buildings, not an inch was spared during the “Paint the Town Pink” event. After Debbie Retterath, an Adams town local, was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, […]

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Breast Cancer Survivor Designs Intimates

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Breast cancer survivor and fashion designer, Dana Donofree, knows all too well the difficulties that come from dealing with breast cancer. From diagnosis, to treatment, to dealing with the aftermath—not a single step is easy. After recovering from a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction and completing treatment, Donofree, couldn’t find intimate apparel to wear that […]

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Darkest Before the Dawn

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Being diagnosed with cancer is a tough moment in anyone’s life. From the initial prognosis, to treatment, to the interim and after effects—not a single moment is easy to bear. After experiencing the struggles that come along with battling cancer, survivors often discover a more profound appreciation for the beautiful moments that life has to […]

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Obesity-Related Cancer Risk Reduction

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While the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables and limiting alcohol intake have been well known for some time, new research suggests these positive lifestyle changes can also reduce a person’s odds of developing obesity-related cancer. A  study conducted at New York University has discovered that lowered alcohol consumption, in combination with a plant-based […]

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Las Vegas Precision Technology Treats 1,000th Patient

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Las Vegas CyberKnife® at Summerlin, which is exclusive to Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN), offers patients a painless, non-invasive treatment alternative that requires no anesthesia and offers shorter recovery times. Recently, CCCN’s CyberKnife® hit a major milestone, treating the 1,000th patient with the most innovative and advanced technology, since making Las Vegas its home […]

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Keep Moving Forward

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Our most triumphant journeys are rarely short and sweet, but rather long, treacherous, and full of obstacles. While your journey may be far from over, never lose sight of the considerable distance you have already traveled. Keep moving forward, for you are stronger than you think. Remember that you are not alone on this journey. For […]

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Lauren Hill Raises $1 Million for Cancer Research

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Former college basketball player, Laruen Hill, made national news last November after playing in a Division III game, despite having an inoperable brain tumor. The 19-year-old college sophomore is capturing headlines yet again, as she has recently reached her goal of raising over $1 million to fund cancer research. College athlete making a difference Hill […]

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Reduce Your Cancer Risk

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Although there are many causes of cancer that are outside of our control, such as genetic and environmental factors, decades of research has shown that there are many risk factors of cancer that we can actually manage. A key factor in reducing our risk of developing the disease is choosing to live a healthy lifestyle. […]

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Cancer Survival Rates are Increasing Worldwide

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The positive impact that modern medicine has on treating cancer and other harmful diseases can be felt worldwide. Until recently, there was no official metric to measure worldwide cancer survival rates. However, a number of recent studies are pointing in the same direction; countries all around the world are reporting an increase in survival rates. […]

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When Attitude is Everything

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While cancer is a physical illness that affects the body, it can weigh heavily on your emotions as well. One day may bring an inspiring sense of optimism, while the next may bring about negative sentiments. While it might be difficult to keep a positive attitude throughout the entire course of treatment, it’s important to […]

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