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Study Prompts Colon Cancer Screening Push

The American Cancer Society is launching a national initiative to try to get more people screened for colon cancer.

03/17/2014

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Study: Still A Clear Benefit To Mammography

The nation’s top breast cancer experts are meeting this week in Texas. They’re revealing the findings of the latest research and advances in treatment. There’s been a lot of recent studies with varying results on the benefits of mammography.

12/11/2013

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MNsure Outreach Forum Set For Minneapolis

The Oct. 1 open enrollment date is fast approaching for MNsure, the state’s new online health insurance marketplace. With that in mind, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network has organized a public forum for Thursday for so people can learn about how MNsure is planning to conduct outreach, especially to communities with the highest rates of health disparities and uninsured people.

08/15/2013

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Hundreds Of Minnesotans Take Part In Nationwide Cancer Study

Nearly 1,000 people around the Twin Cities have signed up to take part in a nationwide cancer prevention study. In the next week, hundreds more will enroll.

06/20/2013

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New Research, Task Force Differ Over Mammogram Age

New research shows younger women are still getting mammograms even though a federal task force recommends differently.

04/19/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

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Cancer Now Top Killer Of Hispanics, Not Heart Disease

Cancer is now the leading killer of Hispanics in the U.S. — the latest sign it’s beginning to displace heart disease as the nation’s top cause of death.

09/17/2012

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Champlin Woman Warns Of The Consequences Of Tanning

In Minnesota this time of year, we soak up all the sun we can get before winter hits.

05/07/2012

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Eagan-Based Company Cashes In On Sit-Stand Desks

The American Cancer Society says inactive women who sit for six-plus hours a day are 94 percent more likely to die from problems like heart disease.

06/16/2011

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Minn. Woman Runs Across State For Charity

A Minnesota woman completed quite a run for charity after she ran across the state to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

06/05/2011

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Great American Smokeout: Can You Kick The Habit?

The American Cancer Society is calling on smokers to kick the habit Thursday.

11/18/2010