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Making a Difference: Breast Cancer Survivor and Activist Helen Michener By Don Bertschman
September 30 2016

Screenings, storytelling, long fundraising walks — breast cancer survivor Helen Michener fights cancer on multiple fronts.

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Healthy Highlights: Are You at Risk of Developing Cancer? By Trish Imbrogno
October 19 2015

There’s not a formula to determine if someone will develop cancer, but making lifestyle changes may help to prevent it.

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Helping to Prevent Cancer, One Person at a Time By Sam Nolan
July 30 2015

Kevin Tephabock of the American Cancer Society uses a personal touch in his fight to prevent cancer.

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Ask a Doc: Colon Cancer Concerns and Colonoscopy Guidelines By Amanda Changuris
March 30 2015

A screening colonoscopy can also prevent cancer. Dr. Sherif Rizk reviews the guidelines and offers tips to help you prepare.

Low-Dose CT Scans Show Promise in Detecting Early-Stage Lung Cancer By Amanda Changuris
December 12 2014

Health experts & the government endorse low-dose CT lung cancer screening for high-risk individuals. Should you be tested?

Dr. Black’s Corner: Routine Mammograms Are Important for Women of All Ages By Judith Black
October 7 2014

About 60% of American women over 40 report they’ve had a mammogram in the past year. Dr. Black wants you to be one of them.

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