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American Cancer Society to offer info on services, volunteer opportunities

Learn about the services offered by the local chapter of the American Cancer Society for individuals and their caregivers, Tuesday, March 17, 11:30-12:30, in the reception room of … READ MORE

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Live Well series opens up healthy new opportunities

Here’s your next chance to Live Well Tucson! ...starting Tuesday, March 3, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Combining health information sessions with various movement options, Live Well Tucson … READ MORE

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KOLD News 13 highlights emergency response team’s community dedication

Tucson News Now reporter Morgan Kyrklund highlighted how TMC's Hospital Emergency Response Team is ready to be a first receiver for any hazardous situation - everything from a toxic fuel spill to a terrorist attack. The all-volunteer team recently expanded to 15 people, and leader Ted Voss is always looking for more TMC employees to join.  The … READ MORE

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American Cancer Society to offer info on services, volunteer opportunities

Learn about the services offered by the local chapter of the American Cancer Society for individuals and their caregivers, Tuesday, March 17, 11:30-12:30, in the reception room of East Lawn Palms Mortuary and Cemetery, 5801 E. Grant Road. Dennis Cournoyer, the society's senior market manager of community engagement, will discuss the services of … READ MORE

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Live Well series opens up healthy new opportunities

Here’s your next chance to Live Well Tucson! ...starting Tuesday, March 3, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Combining health information sessions with various movement options, Live Well Tucson is a seven-week program presented by Tucson Medical Center to bring a better appreciation of wellness into the community. The upcoming session begins March 3 at The … READ MORE

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New non-invasive colon cancer screen hits the market; is it better than a colonoscopy?

A new home-based screening test for colon cancer has recently hit the scenes. Cologuard or stool DNA testing was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this past August and is covered by Medicare. The test looks for cancer-related DNA and red blood cells in a person’s stool. On the one hand, it doesn’t require the unpleasant … READ MORE

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TMC officially launches Be Kind challenge, aims for 1,000 acts of kindness

Sometimes, it’s the little moments of grace – a smile, a helping hand, a thank you, a handwritten note – that help us get through difficult times. Tucson Medical Center will be actively seeking those moments as the first hospital in the nation to participate in the Kind Colleagues program through Ben’s Bells, a nonprofit geared to spreading the … READ MORE

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  • On autism and measles – A mother speaks
    In 2000, the consistent use of a highly effective vaccine had led to 12 months without report of a measles case and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that measles had been eliminated from the US.  In recent years we have seen a marked increase in the numbers of reported cases. In part, […]
  • Prevent your child developing an HPV related cancer
    Who wouldn’t want to try and prevent their child from developing cancer later in life? While many cancers are not preventable, there are a number of cancers caused by a common virus called human Papillomavirus. In the United States each year about 17,500 women & 9,300 men are affected by HPV-related cancers. Many of these cancers […]

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  • Preventive Screening Helps Local Woman with Cancer Prevention
    In the 30 years that Monica Kealey has been a cosmetologist, she has supported a number of clients through bouts with cancer, whether lending a sympathetic ear or shaving their hair to give them more control over the hair loss that may accompany chemotherapy treatment. She knows cancer can be a formidable opponent, so she’s […]
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  • Know the symptoms – Heart Attacks in Women
    Ask a group of women if they know what the chance of getting breast cancer in their lifetime is, almost unanimously they will answer 1 in 8 women.  They have heard that statistic over and over and have it committed to memory. However, ask the same group of women what their chance of being diagnosed with […]
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