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Hunters find giant spruce burl; burls' cause a mystery

...email. "Something initially triggers the tree hormones to cause the rapid cell division and uncontrollable growth (not unlike cancer), but it does not appear to be a biological agent."The burls don't spread, he said."I'm pretty sure it's some...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-23/hunters-find-giant-spruce-burl-burls
Outdoors
2014's finest films wield unique power

...discovered photographer, is indeed like finding a gem. "Life Itself," about film critic Roger Ebert and his struggles with cancer, is inspirational in so many ways. And "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," made by Mike Myers, pays homage to...

http://juneauempire.com/steven-rea/2014-12-18/2014s-finest-films-wield-unique-po
Linda Bartlett

...Stanifer Bartlett passed away after a courageous battle with breast cancer on December 6, 2014. Linda was born on October 26th, 1950 to Otis...In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lynn's name to Juneau Cancer Connection.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173559088
Lawrence Sommers

...palliative medical team at Harborview, Juneau CCFR, Juneau Cancer Connection especially Tish Satre, Juneau Hospice especially...his name to Juneau Hospice & Home Health Care or the Juneau Cancer Connection. His family will privately spread his ashes in the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173559189
Hope releases his first book of poetry

...became a father to four children with his wife, Lily Hudson Hope; he lost his own father, Andy Hope III, quite quickly to cancer; and he re-connected himself with his indigenous heritage (Tlingit on his father's side and Inupiaq on his mother's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-11/hope-releases-his-first-book-poetry
Art
Around town for Tuesday, Dec. 16

...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/2014-12-16/today-dec-16
Local
Police arrest Juneau man after attempted Wells Fargo robbery

...Montoya, told the judge he was a paranoid schizophrenic who hadn't taken his medicine and was under the delusion he had cancer. He concocted the toy-gun robbery scheme to get into prison, which he thought was his only safe refuge.He received eight...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/police-arrest-juneau-man-after-attempte
Local
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...families that have had tragedies, like ongoing medical conditions that saps all their resources. We have lots of people with cancer, people with leukemia, and people that are raising children for other family members.""It just breaks your heart over...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/st-vincent-family-adoption-program-dire
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

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