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HEALTH MATTERS: Making screening a habit can prevent colorectal cancer

HEALTH MATTERS: Making screening a habit can prevent colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer diagnosed in Montana and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society and Centers for Disease Control. Screening tests can help prevent and provide early detection of colorec…

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Health matters: Finding cancer early can save lives

Health matters: Finding cancer early can save lives

Many of us are preoccupied with our own struggles. But in October, the color pink forces us to realize just how many lives are caught up in the struggle against breast cancer.

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New car fitting reward for cancer survivor who co-chaired annual fundraiser

New car fitting reward for cancer survivor who co-chaired annual fundraiser

Rod Wilson seems like the perfect person to go home in a 2014 Chevy Spark given away after July’s Relay for Life. Wilson survived a battle with skin cancer. And seven years ago, he co-chaired the Relay, an all-night event full of friendship, food and fun that typically raises more than $500,…

September 16, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Steve Solberg

Steve Solberg

Steve Solberg is the 2015 Relay For Life co-chair. He’s serving with Robin Hanel.

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Jamey Eisenbarth and Laura and Rod Wilson

Jamey Eisenbarth and Laura and Rod Wilson

Yellowstone Area Chevy Dealers Association’s Jamey Eisenbarth, at right, chats with Laura and Rod Wilson, winners of the Chevy Spark donated by the association. The couple took possession of the car at the American Cancer Society offices in Billings on Tuesday.

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Tonight's Stand Up To Cancer viewing party location changed

A Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) viewing party is set for tonight at Underriner Motors, 3671 Pierce Parkway.

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Mayor to Billings: Wear purple

Mayor to Billings: Wear purple

Mayor Tom Hanel has proclaimed Friday Purple Day in Billings in support of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event Friday and Saturday at Billings West High School.

July 09, 2014 4:20 pm Photos

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Yellowstone County Relay for Life celebrates 20 years of supporting cancer research

Yellowstone County Relay for Life celebrates 20 years of supporting cancer research

This year marks a milestone anniversary for the Yellowstone County Relay for Life.

June 30, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Screenings credited for sharp drop in colon cancer rates

Screenings credited for sharp drop in colon cancer rates

For decades, Bruce Jacobson performed his morning constitutional and then forgot about it until the next dawn.

April 14, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Climb to Conquer Cancer to hold kickoff April 17

On April 17 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., the American Cancer Society Climb to Conquer Cancer of Red Lodge will officially be underway. Event volunteers and participants will gather at the First Interstate Bank, 602 N. Broadway Ave. in Red Lodge, to launch their fundraising efforts for the year …

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Bullock announces NCAA bracket pool for American Cancer Society

Bullock announces NCAA bracket pool for American Cancer Society

HELENA — Wearing sneakers with his suit, Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday said the state is teaming up with the American Cancer Society to fight cancer during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament over the next three weeks. 

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Hardin Clinic to host 7th annual holiday jewelry sale

The Hardin Clinic New to You Crew will host its seventh annual holiday jewelry sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 13-14 at Jack's Homart, 207 Custer Ave.

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American Cancer Society Patient Lodging Program eases financial burden on cancer patients

American Cancer Society Patient Lodging Program eases financial burden on cancer patients

January 2012 didn’t start off the way Amy Love had envisioned it.

November 19, 2013 11:45 pm Photos

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Chemotherapy treatment

Chemotherapy treatment

Amy Love receives a six-hour chemotherapy treatment at Billings Clinic. She says the American Cancer Society Lodging Program has been a lifesaver, saving her from having to make the three-hour drive to and from her Wyoming home all on the same day she receives treatment.

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Seeking R&R

Seeking R&R

Amy Love, of Gillette, Wyo., watches the Food Network in her room at the Boothill Inn and Suites where she was able to spend the night before a grueling, six-hour cancer treatment at Billings Clinic.

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Ups and Downs:

 Disaster aid. As requested by Gov. Steve Bullock, the White House approved a disaster declaration for Montana counties and reservations that suffered damages to roads and other structures in spring flooding. The counties included are Blaine, Chouteau, Custer, Dawson, Fergus, Garfield, Gold…

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2013 Yellowstone County Relay for Life ‘amazing success,’ raises $566,200

2013 Yellowstone County Relay for Life ‘amazing success,’ raises $566,200

Participants in this year’s Yellowstone County Relay for Life had raised $566,200 as off Saturday afternoon, making the event an “amazing success,” a Relay organizer said Saturday.

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Thousands join in 2013 Yellowstone County Relay for Life

Thousands join in 2013 Yellowstone County Relay for Life

On Christmas Eve in 2010, newborn Micah Boll had surgery to remove a golf-ball-sized tumor in his abdomen. The surgery was successful, but a rare cancer, neuroblastoma, had already spread to his liver.

July 12, 2013 11:54 pm Photos

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Study: Air quality in Casper businesses improves after smoking ban

The air quality in Casper businesses that previously allowed smoking improved significantly after the smoking ban took effect last September, according to a study released Monday.

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Guest opinion: Amended HB623 last chance to cover low-income Montanans

Providing hard-working, low-income Montanans access to adequate and affordable health care is one of the most effective ways to prevent and detect cancer early, treat cancer effectively and bolster the quality of life for patients enduring cancer treatment.

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