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Coeur Alaska Team supports cancer research in a bold way

...are to help the American Cancer Society achieve its goals of providing information, patient support, funding for cancer prevention, causes and treatment research, and decreasing cancer rates and deaths. The Coeur Alaska Team have added new events...
Lessons learned at the Health Forum

...learn more about the importance of good health and cancer prevention, Cancer Connection president Nicole Hallingstad...phrased it), two keynote presenters and a Q&A about cancer prevention, a topic starting to hit closer to home for me and...
Mayo Clinic to expand outreach to American Indians

ROCHESTER, Minn. - The Mayo Clinic has been awarded $6 million to expand cancer prevention and outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native patients. The National Cancer Institute gave the five-year grant for clinical...
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Neighbors Digest

...who will present an informative discussion on osteoporosis and its prevention, as well as speakers focusing on cancer prevention and nutritional intervention for health and wellness.
Neighbors Digest

...Foundation, totaling over $27,250. Forum focuses on cancer, prevention The 2003 Women's Health Forum, "Celebrating...Malcom Berg-Smith. Roche is the director of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program for the State of Alaska Division...
Juneau Women's Health Forum slated

...Department's Section of Epidemiology to be one of this year's speakers. Jeanne has been the Director of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program for Alaska's Division of Public Health since 1991. At the Women's Health Forum, Roche will...
Neighbors briefs

...cancer in the Juneau area. The Relay For Life is a 24-hour community event that raises awareness about cancer, cancer prevention, advocacy issues, education and patient services. Please join us for an informational meeting on Dec. 19 at the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...campaign idea came from Hollie Marshal of Minnesota, a survivor of child abuse. Marshal spun off the pink breast cancer prevention ribbon. Last year, the Mint Green Ribbon campaign embraced Juneau, Anchorage, the Matanuska and Susitna valleys...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...risk. There is a difference between selling a cure for toe fungus and one for breast cancer. The research about cancer ``prevention'' is dicey enough. Do we want to get information from the folks with a vested interest in sales? Ah yes, sales...
Alaska to offer cancer vaccine to young females

...immunization is highly politicized and is being put into law, the state department's program is voluntarily. "This is cancer prevention; it is a health issue," said Laurel Wood, Alaska's immunization program manger. "It is important for people...


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