Tag Archives: breast cancer

North Central Florida’s Cancer Death Rate Higher Compared to State’s

By on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: September 9, 2013 at 4:10 pm

A recent study show’s North central Florida’s cancer mortality rate significantly higher than the rest of the state. Area doctors and survivors talk about the reasons behind the statistic and how residents can help change it.

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In the News: Largo man shoots up office, newly-approved cancer drug, gangster injures Chihuahua, watered-down beer

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 27, 2013 at 4:39 pm

Largo police: Man shoots up office building, then wounds himself – A man distraught over suspicions about his wife having an affair walked into an office complex early Wednesday morning and began firing a semi-automatic handgun. Tampa Bay Times Researchers [...]

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Breast Cancer Awareness month highlighted during Gainesville walk

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Tiffany Johnson, a breast cancer survivor, celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness month with her friends and family, including her preschool-aged daughter, Ti-Andra, by attending the annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Gainesville.

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Breast cancer prevention through empowerment and education

By on March 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:09 pm

In Alachua County, 30.8% of black women who are 40 years of age and older have received a mammogram in the past year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports on how the Well Florida Council is taking iniatives to empower black women [...]

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