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A new targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer?

In the US, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Each year, an estimated 270,000 women — and a far smaller number of men — are diagnosed with it. When caught in early stages, it’s usually highly treatable. A promising new form of targeted…

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‘Nothing she hasn’t done’: Lincoln teacher with terminal cancer lives her life to the fullest

The Lincoln community has rallied around her. Teachers have donated sick leave, and parents of students have dropped off meals, walked her dog and cleaned her house. Two days before Lincoln High School teacher Mary Ellen Plewes was supposed to start her fall semester, she became known as “the young one” at the doctor’s office.…

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Husband of Waukesha parade crash victim learned of her cancer diagnosis after she died: “Maybe God took her so she didn’t have to suffer”

Days after the deadly Waukesha parade crash, the husband of one of the women killed learned from a medical examiner that she had previously undiagnosed uterine cancer. “I was happy to hear that I could at least give my children the thought that maybe a lot of suffering was avoided,” John Kulich told “CBS Mornings”…

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Meet the cancer survivor featured on Henry Ford Health’s new Thanksgiving parade float

Dennis Brant overcomes cancer, heart failure with help from Henry Ford DETROIT – A special new float paraded through Downtown Detroit during America’s Thanksgiving Parade: Henry Ford Health System’s new “Making the Impossible Possible.” Featured on that float was a man who is more than thankful for the team at Henry Ford. In 2006, now-50-year-old…

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