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Op-ed: The 3-percent dodge

...course, this is nonsense. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings - without aborting babies. State health departments provide free cancer screenings - without aborting...
Juneau principal has staff, students thinking pink

...right reason." One of the things that happened in Colorado is staff added other color days -- like a purple day for cervical cancer awareness. "It kind of took on a life of its own," Alsup said. "It could potentially happen here." Alsup likes...
Relay for life, hope for a cure

...member. "I'm here and I can. That's why I do it." Gamble has been cancer free since 1997 after a battle with cervical cancer -- the same disease that claimed her mother. "It's rampant in my family," she said, citing that her uncles...
Kasilof Community News for Jamie Leamon is finally active at Jamie was just 30 when she lost her life to cervical cancer. Don't forget Thursday is Per Osmar's 90th birthday party at the Que'Ana Bar at 5 p.m. and, that same evening...
Spring semester enrollment up at Kenai Peninsula College

...Clinic, provided information that HPV is the cause of cervical cancer; the second leading cause of cancer in women. have HPV infection. The new vaccine prevents cervical cancer and genital warts and is 100 percent effective with...
Extinguishing the habit

...number of diseases caused by smoking has expanded to include abdominal aortic aneurysm, acute myeloid leukemia, cervical cancer, kidney cancer, pancreatic cancer, pneumonia, periodontitis, and stomach cancer. Those diseases are in addition...
A day for September

...the type of person who would give up the fight. Despite all the turmoil of the past two years in her battle with cervical cancer and seven punishing rounds of chemotherapy that dropped her weight down to 103 pounds, Klumb, a mother of five...
'A mammogram saved my life'

...Parenthood in Soldotna offers a variety of cancer-screening services to women. Nurse practitioners can conduct cervical cancer screenings and clinical breast exams, as well as teach women how to do exams themselves. "It's important to realize...
Sandra Lynn Johnson

...Minnamon) Johnson died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at home with family by her side after a 2-year battle with cervical cancer. She was 45. A celebration of her life will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Abundant Life Assembly of...
Priscilla Harford Jones

...resident Priscilla "Patti" Harford, 68, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at home after a long battle with cervical cancer.A celebration of her life will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Tyotka's Elder Center in Old Town Kenai...


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