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Healthy habits or burning freedoms?

...Annual Great American Smokeout Event sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Local tobacco-awareness advocate Michael Patterson...nationwide to quit for just one day. According to the American Cancer Society, the first event on Nov. 18, 1976 led to nearly 1...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/healthy-habits-or-burning-freedoms
Local
Lauren Hill unlikely to play game again amid cancer fight

...Layup4Lauren challenge raised money for research into the type of cancer that will shorten her life.Hill hopes that research will lead...condition.So far, more than $324,000 has been donated for cancer research and treatment - far more than Hill had imagined...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-19/lauren-hill-unlikely-play-game-again-a
Sports
Thank you Juneau

...passed away and one year since he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. November is Movember which brings awareness to men's health...Dr. Urata and hospice for their compassion, Tish Satre and Cancer Connection, Guardian Flight and the doctors and nurses at Virgina...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-16/thank-you-juneau
Neighbors
Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...diagnosis that he "only had emphysema, not cancer." Patterson continued to smoke after...daughter recently lost her mother to lung cancer, and a non-smoking colleague from the...much will yours have?"The American Cancer Society will hold the 39th Annual Great...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/alaskan-ghostwalker-speaks-against-smok
Local
Around town for Tuesday, Nov. 18

...dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, www.awareak.org.Cancer Survivor Support Group Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 3225 Hospital Drive; 1st Floor, Cancer Connection. A time of encouragement and support for those newly diagnosed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/tuesday-nov-18
Local
Finally, the late Pat Burns joins Hockey Hall of Fame

...represent me,'" she said.There's some quiet anger that the selection committee didn't get it done before Burns died of cancer on Nov. 19, 2010. But more than anything else there's relief and joy that the coach is getting his due."In addition...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/finally-late-pat-burns-joins-hockey-ha
Sports
Cancer Center art show scheduled for Saturday

...raffle prizes and local entertainment. Proceeds will go to Cancer Connection.Admission is $15 per person and kids 12 and under...out of the area -- often Anchorage or Seattle -- to receive cancer treatment.To read more about the center, visit http...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-13/cancer-center-art-show-scheduled-saturday
Art
Month-long cancer awareness fundraiser

...Bartlett Regional Hospital, Chuck Bill, for allowing the October cancer fundraiser to take place and showing your support by wearing...together!We collected $1,135 and all proceeds go to Juneau Cancer Connection.Bonnie GeeBRH Infusion/Chemotherapy

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-09/month-long-cancer-awareness-fundrai
Neighbors
Finding a way to thrive

...According to the American Cancer Society's report, "Cancer Facts and Figures 2014," the...relative survival rate for all cancers diagnosed between 2003 and 2009...earlier diagnoses. That said, cancer statistics should be "interpreted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-19/finding-way-thrive
Local
Local cancer center treated 58 this year

Haines breast cancer survivor Denise Hart has traveled across the country in her journey to be cancer-free. Without any treatment options in...again."Hart is one of a good portion of cancer patients treated at Southeast Radiation Oncology...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/local-cancer-center-treated-58-year
Local

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