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Cancer struck and there was no way of knowing why

The American Cancer Society estimates 10,320 Nebraskans will develop cancer this year. Most will be diagnosed with breast and lung cancer. People often ask, “Why me?” Many cancers can be attributed to smoking or too much time in the sun. For the following three people, there was no way of knowing why. All they could

By |2018-10-11T08:49:02-05:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Cancer struck and there was no way of knowing why

A simple message – get a mammogram

Lisa Vogt has a simple message – get a yearly mammogram. She knows. At age 49, she had a routine mammogram. No lumps were found. But she had calcifications—tiny white dots—on her screening. Lisa had a biopsy, which confirmed it was cancer, DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). It’s a cancer where abnormal cells are found

By |2018-10-03T09:37:38-05:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A simple message – get a mammogram