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Hundreds hunt for homeless services in Anchorage

...getting mammograms. People could get H1N1 vaccines and HIV tests, vision checks and antibiotics. Dentists looked for oral cancers and cavities. The Food Bank stuffed plastic bags with peanut butter, bread, cantaloupes and bottled drinks. Hundreds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020110/sta_557505199.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Take tobacco out of the game

...But given what's known today about the dangers of oral cancer from smokeless tobacco use, it's difficult to grasp...college coach and mentor undergo harrowing treatments for oral cancer. (Dykstra, too, campaigned against chewing tobacco...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022211/opi_789085138.shtml
Opinion
Cancer rate grows among Alaska Natives

...about a decade ago, working in a Prince of Wales village, she started seeing cervical, breast and lung cancer cases. Oral cancer also surfaced in a village where men chewed tobacco. "They were doing it for 15, 20 years, and it was catching up...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080702/sta_cancerrates.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: Fighting chance 2/1/98

...cancer cells were primarily HER-2/neu, a particularly malignant kind common to breast, ovarian, lung, gastric and oral cancers. Studies done in the 1980s found patients with HER-2/neu are 3.3 times more likely to relapse within two years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020198/carpenter.html
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