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Healthy Outlook: Breast cancer by the numbers

Its age-adjusted death rate is 38.3 per 100,000 women, and breast cancer’s is 20; that’s slightly lower than the nationwide rate ... and whose incomes fall at or below 150 percent of the ... read more

Milford And Beyond Mourn Death Of Danni Kemp, Who Courageously Battled Cancer

MILFORD, CT — The Milford community and far beyond is mourning the death of recent Joseph A. Foran High School graduate Danni Kemp, whose story touched people nationwide. The news was announced on soc... read more

A plan to prevent more than 1 in 5 cancer deaths, without having to invent any new treatments

If they were to do so, the country’s cancer mortality rate would fall by 22% ... cancers could be averted nationwide if everyone got the same care as people who went to college. That alone would preve... read more

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Focus on breast cancer brings life-saving results

As the pinnacle of our region’s fall season approaches ... the Mahoning Valley has witnessed a surprisingly strong decline in cancer cases and deaths in recent years. Mahoning County has seen its rate ... read more


Carlsbad Premium Outlets Teams with Susan G. Komen to Fight Breast Cancer

Komen to fight breast cancer during national breast cancer awareness month. Photo courtesy Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Carlsbad Premium Outlets announced its fall 2018 campaign in support of Susan G. read more

U. of Hartford Coach Gallagher Teams Up with Cancer Survivors

As part of the event, University of Hartford men's basketball coach John Gallagher put rivalries aside and teamed up with other Division I basketball coaches and Connecticut cancer survivors to ... read more

Town Center at Cobb mall teams up with Susan G. Komen to fight breast cancer

The Mills and Premium Outlets nationwide will be participating in a range of activities during October. Through this campaign, Simon is helping support Komen’s work to save lives and reach its goal of ... read more

Progress made, but W.Va. still lags on cancer policy

HUNTINGTON - West Virginia continues to fall ... Connecticut, that does not allocate state funding for tobacco control programing. The network's report measures states based on policy actions state le... read more

In a state of great wealth, all the health care some can afford

“It’s very, very clear that there are huge holes in the safety net that people fall ... Cancer Action Network. Johnson added the industry spends an estimated $73 million annually in ... read more

Connecticut, A Leader In Prevention, Takes In Rising Suicide Rate

Statewide suicide prevention programs and stringent gun control laws may have kept Connecticut’s suicide rate one of the lowest in the country, but they have not staved off a worrisome trend — the ste... read more

You can blame cigarettes for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths in the U.S., study says

The analysis revealed a significant gender gap in tobacco's contribution to cancer mortality. Nationwide, 34% of cancer deaths in men were due to smoking ... The other two-thirds of states could join ... read more

Drug overdoses rise, heart disease deaths fall: CDC

First, the good news: Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down as of mid-2017 ... President Trump last month declared the country's opioid epidemic a nationwide public health emergen... read more



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