The Alaska Club fundraises for Cancer Connection

...have noticed new - and eye-catching pink - displays at the front counters.The fitness club is promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. To raise awareness, the gym is inviting community members to attend fitness classes...
Fairbanks native, three-time cancer survivor shares story

...driving force behind the Fairbanks Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K family walk, a fundraising event. A kindergarten...pumped" about the upcoming Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. She and her family have Sunday night dinners...
A Day in the Life of: Chas' Koowu Tla'a Teri Rofkar

...creates even more. Shortly after receiving her grant for "Tlingit Superman," Rofkar was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. She fought it for two years and marks one year cancer-free in November."I'm glad to be here," she said. "There...
Seeking help: Cancer services and programs in Juneau

...information, resources and provides a network and support; Reach to Recovery has helped both men and women cope with breast cancer; Hospice and Home Care of Juneau provides palliative care under a physician's direction; Team Survivor Perseverance...
Mammography statistics

Every year, more than 200,000 women in the United Sates are diagnosed with breast cancer. Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, even before any symptoms appear. This is when it's easiest to treat. This infographic...
Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds' the United States in 2015, and 589,430 people will die from the disease.The most common cancers in 2015 are breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma of the skin, non-Hodgkin...
Hoonah, Skagway, Haines among mobile mammography van visits

...Program in partnership with the Breast Cancer Detection Center has announced...19-22.All women are at risk for breast cancer ? it is the most commonly diagnosed...outside their community to receive a breast cancer screening and it makes regular...
Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...the race was not just against breast cancer but all cancers."This is overwhelming...and mother-in-law are both breast cancer survivors."This run means a...lymphoma, I have aunts that had breast cancer, so there is always an awareness...
Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl in the '60s, dies at 78

...the 1960s TV hit "Batman," has died. She was 78.Craig died Monday at her Los Angeles home of complications from breast cancer, her family said.After beginning her career as a ballet dancer, she landed dozens of acting roles in TV shows in...
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My Turn: Walker on Medicaid expansion: It's time

...diabetes; 284 Alaskans received life-saving dialysis services; 628 women had mammograms for early detection of breast cancer; and nearly 4,000 Alaskans received home health services, keeping them out of more expensive institutions. These...


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