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  • The Cost of Cancer

    Expensive treatments can leave patients with a mountain of debt. Resources are available to help.

    by Bara Vaida

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    Support Through Fitness

    Cancer survivor starts organization that hosts free group fitness events for survivors, patients and caregivers.

    by Rebecca Hanlon

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    Shining a Spotlight on Metastatic Breast Cancer

    Q&A with Musa Mayer, breast cancer survivor and founding member of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance.

    by Yasmine Iqbal

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    Getting Away From It All

    A special camp for kids affected by a parent's cancer.

    by Leigh Labrie

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    Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening

    In high-risk current and former smokers, screening can reduce cancer deaths.

    by Michael Eisenstein

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    Does Testicular Cancer Screening Save Lives?

    Doctors recommend self-exam, even though guidelines discourage it.

    by Roxanne Nelson

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    Please #CurbIt

    The San Francisco Department of Public Health launched an educational e-cigarette campaign in January called #CurbIt. The campaign, which includes bus ads (like the one above), was designed to increase awareness of the city’s policy that prohibits e-cigarette use in places where smoking already is not allowed, says Derek Smith, a health educator with the department’s […]

    by Sue Rochman

  • Survivor Profile

    An Unplanned Event

    After a stage III cancer diagnosis, event planner Kim Hall Jackson gave up the illusion of control and started using her talents to promote screening among African-Americans.

    by Leigh Labrie

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    Strength and Style

    Breast cancer survivor and hairstylist provides beauty expertise to breast cancer patients.

    by Cynthia Ryan

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    ‘Sir’ and ‘Ladies’: Can We Tell You About Cancer?

    The Africa Oxford CANCER FOUNDATION and the European Society for Medical Oncology Developing Countries Task Force launched a five-year pilot program in Ghana to develop and implement cancer-prevention and early-detection programs that can be models for other developing countries. Currently, most Africans do not have access to screening, treatment or palliative care. For instance, Ghana, with […]

    by Sue Rochman