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Why Do Women of Color Have Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes?

Breast cancer treatment and survival are worse for women of color. Healthcare disparities are to blame.

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You Have Advanced Breast Cancer. What’s Next?

Advice about important next steps and what to expect after an advanced breast cancer diagnosis

Kimberly Holiday-Coleman

My Symptoms Were Dismissed as Hemorrhoids, but I Had Colon Cancer

My cancer diagnosis led me to appreciate the little things — and learn to dance

Elisa Seeger and her son Aidan, 2009

I Made a Promise to My Son

In the 10 years since my son died from a treatable condition, I’ve helped pass legislation to save other children — but there’s still work to do

Connie Dollard Ingram and her son,

A Thanksgiving Nightmare Ends in Gratitude

I thought my son was fully vaccinated against meningitis. He wasn’t — and you might not be either.

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We Need to Talk About Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is deadly, but it’s also highly preventable. The first step is talking about it.

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Why Getting an Endometriosis Diagnosis Is Painfully Slow

Endometriosis affects 1 out of 10 women — but it’s still taboo, misunderstood and critically underfunded

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Navigating a Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

A colorectal cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. Here’s what to do next.

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Colorectal Cancer 101

Understand the basics of colorectal cancer, who’s at risk and how you can increase your chances of survival if you develop the disease

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer Screening

Learn about what colonoscopies are, when and how to get them, and how they can help prevent colon cancer

Ashley Dedmon

A Preventive Double Mastectomy Helped Me Fight Breast Cancer Before It Could Attack

Breast cancer runs in my family. I’m fighting back with education and aggressive risk management.

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