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Published April 24, 2013
This spring, the American Cancer Society is kicking off a massive project to sign up, track and study 300,000 adults for decades, in hopes of curing various types of cancer. It's not the first time the society has undertaken this. Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) follows CPS-1 and CPS-2, and the results of the first two programs served to advance cancer knowledge and treatment by leaps and bounds. The Milwaukee goal for CPS-3 is 2,000 people.
Published March 19, 2013
Dr. Alpa Patel was in town yesterday to recruit participants in a groundbreaking cancer prevention study designed to save lives.
Published March 5, 2013
There's a significant difference between a proactive or a reactive approach when it comes to health. However, when one has a need to find out about a medical issue in either case, information is power. That's why Eric Von and Faithe Colas have brought together different areas of health information to one spot online at BrainBrawnBody.com.
Published July 20, 2012
Thursday night, Jim Mejchar grieved with the family and friends of Albert Heinowski, a fellow retired police officer who died of cancer. Friday night, he will celebrate his own survival through two rounds of the disease. The honorary survivor for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life will lead a victory lap to start the overnight walk around the track at Nathan Hale High School in West Allis.
Published July 19, 2012
Although skin cancer often claims lives, for some, it is a treatable illness. Two local men were diagnosed with skin cancer, but went on to live happy, fulfilling lives. In both cases, the cancer was caught early, which - as we have all heard - seems to be a key factor in surviving the disease.
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