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Research provides more options to treat melanoma

The American Cancer Society estimates that doctors will diagnose more than 96,000 new cases of melanoma in 2019. While not as common as other forms of skin cancer, melanoma is more aggressive, and if it's not diagnosed and treated early, it can spread rapidly to other organs. Within the last 10 years, however, researchers have developed new treatments that are giving patients hope.

By | July 30th, 2019|Blog, Targeting Cancer|

My Breast Friends Run-Walk returns for second year

When Kelly Barton was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2018, this once-healthy runner found herself on an unfamiliar path. She was scared, but she knew one thing for certain—she would fight the disease with everything she had. What Kelly hadn’t known at the time is that the community would support her in ways she couldn’t have imagined.

By | June 4th, 2019|Blog, Targeting Cancer|
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