Archive for October 2017

5 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, 33 percent of all breast cancer cases in the United States can be prevented by making healthy and daily changes in our diet and physical activity. While there is no way to change certain risk factors such as family history and aging, there are choices you can…

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Patient Story: Breast Cancer Survivor, Ann Freiberger

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer survivors are at a higher risk of getting either  a second type of breast cancer or another type of cancer. This was the case for Ann Freiberger who had been in remission for 19 years for breast cancer. Three months after completing her annual mammogram, in November…

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Ependymoma Pediatric Survivor, Eden Bragg

In May 2015, two-year-old Eden Bragg suddenly became ill with vomiting that lasted up to nine days. After visiting a couple of emergency rooms, doctors informed Eden’s parents a virus was causing his sickness. It was until they visited their local children’s hospital in their hometown of Midland, Texas that doctors decided to go a step…

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