Cancer

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The Metabolic Approach to Cancer takes on disease with food

It’s been known for centuries that the food you eat affects your health. In today’s world, the incidence of cancer and chronic disease is at an all-time high and continues to rise. No one knows...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Breast cancer deaths decline with early diagnosis

Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In fact, about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime....

DATE: March 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Southwest health notes

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Catch prostate cancer early, and get the best treatment

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. This month serves to increase our awareness of the importance of prostate health and to help men who are living with the disease have a better...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | COLUMN: Southwest health notes

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Southwest Health: Cervical cancer is preventable and curable

January was Cervical Health Awareness Month to encourage women to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine if they’re eligible and get screened for cervical cancer. Therefore, we will...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

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Love on a Hanger sets stage for annual show

Fashion is playing a part to help women in Montezuma and Dolores counties with their fight against breast and reproductive cancers. The 6th annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show will be held on...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Local Relay for Life raises $29,000 Money to help fund cancer research

Cancer survivors, family, friends and total strangers braved the 95 degree heat on Saturday to kick off the 2015 Montezuma County Relay for Life. This year’s event was a record-breaker even before...

DATE: June 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Students stand up to cancer

DENVER – Southwest Colorado students who have seen their lives touched by cancer traveled to the state Capitol on Thursday to raise awareness of the deadly disease. Their stop in Denver included...

DATE: March 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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500 attend benefit for Vickie Wallace

Desserts, art, knit goods and people lined the walls at the benefit for Vicki Wallace, who is battling metastatic colon cancer. About 500 people attended the event at the Lewis-Arriola Community...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News

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500 attend benefit for Vickie Wallace

Desserts, art, knit goods and people lined the walls at the benefit for Vicki Wallace, who is battling metastatic colon cancer. About 500 people attended the event at the Lewis-Arriola Community...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Tie a purple ribbon

Danna Nofsinger’s mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1998. She fought the disease for more than 10 years before passing away in 2009. “The main reason I participate in Relay for Life is...

DATE: July 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News