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When Cancer Runs in the Family

CDC Health Scientist Temeika Fairley's Aunt Pat.

"I’ve learned a lot about my family in this process as these health conversations have often turned into stories of our history, our tenacity, and characteristics that we all share. I know that Aunt Pat would be proud of us for having these tough conversations and learning more about ourselves. We all miss her, but her memory remains strong." Read More >

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Patient Navigation: Helping Those Facing Cancer Find the Way

"Support is key not only in cancer treatment, but also as a part of prevention efforts and through cancer survivorship. During an overwhelming time, patient navigators can create a trusted environment to provide personalized guidance. I want to recognize these often-unsung heroes and their contributions to each and every person facing cancer." Read More >

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World Cancer Day Reflections from Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH

I am and I will World Cancer Day logo

World Cancer Day is observed annually on February 4 and raises awareness about cancer worldwide. In this blog, Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH answers a few questions on how far we have come in lowering the number of cancer cases and deaths and the future of cancer prevention. Read More >

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