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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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-23/look-out-cancer-juneau-roll-and-walk-a
Sports
Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds'

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-20/survivors-supporters-run-and-walk-beat
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-20/yvonne-craig-who-played-batgirl-60s-d
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-19/hoonah-skagway-haines-among-mobile-
Neighbors
Obama: 'Feeling good' on health care

...limousine for Kelly Bryant, of Nashville, who wrote about finding affordable insurance under the law to treat her breast cancer. He picked her up on the way to the event, even holding an umbrella to shield her from a pounding rain."I never...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/obama-feeling-good-health-care
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-17/my-turn-walker-medicaid-expansion-its
Opinion
Novel govt. cancer study will test precision medicine

...more complex than we realize."The FDA has never approved a drug that was not aimed at a specific tumor type such as breast cancer, but if a drug shows promise for a particular pathway involved in many tumor types, it could be approved for that...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-02/novel-govt-cancer-study-will-test-pr
Regional News
Jail for ex-educators in test-cheating case

...stand trial because her lawyers argued successfully that she was too sick. She died last month from complications of breast cancer.The 11th convicted former educator had a baby over the weekend and will be sentenced later.District Attorney Paul...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/jail-ex-educators-test-cheating-case
Not For Web

...data to researchers.? The first five apps - for Parkinson's, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, and breast cancer - are available Monday in the App Store for iPhones. Apple says it won't see any personal health information.HBO...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10
Not For Web
Traditional healing for a healthy self

...Self class about some traditional medicine. Helen Watkins swears by devil's club and its healing properties. A breast cancer survivor, she attributes her recovery without chemotherapy or radiation therapy to use of devil's club.It can...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-01/traditional-healing-healthy-self
Local

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