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Some Diagnosed With Cancer Are Still Smoking

More than 7 years ago now, I made the decision to put down the cigarettes forever.  Mainly for health reasons and I wanted to be around for my kids when they get older. 

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John Spinks, left, has died. Photo credit: Columbia Records
John Spinks, left, has died. Photo credit: Columbia Records
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Outfield Guitarist John Spinks Dies Of Liver Cancer

John Spinks, best known for his work on the Outfield's breakout 1986 hit 'Your Love,' has died.

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Skin Cancer 101: What You Need to Know & How to Check Yourself

The sun is now out in full force, and along with the warm weather come certain added risks for our bodies—particularly skin cancer.

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Funeral Set For Jenna Hinman

The funeral will be private for Jenna Hinman, who passed away Monday after a two month cancer battle. Calling hours however, will be open to the public on Friday, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pettigrass Funeral Home on Genesee St. in Auburn.

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Soldier’s Wife Jenna Hinman Passes Away After Two Month Cancer Battle

After fighting for two months, Jenna Hinman, wife of Ft Drum SGT Brandon Hinman, has passed away. The heartbreaking news was posted on Prayers For Jenna's Facebook page, 'Today our hearts are broken. We are devastated to inform you that Jenna has suddenly passed away after a courageous two month fight against cancer.'

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Jenna Hinman Suffers Setback

After weeks of doing well, Jenna Hinman, the soldier's wife fighting a rare cancer, has had a setback and prayers are needed. An update on Prayers For Jenna Facebook page, says Jenna has faced some 'unexpected and serious challenges. Her vital signs have become unstable and her ventilator has been turned all the way up .

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Local Firefighter Fighting For His Life

Anthony Pagliaro is fighting cancer but he's not fighting alone. The man known as Pags is a volunteer firefighter and has the support of every fire department in the area.

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Brian Spoor Is Shaving His Head For St. Baldrick’s Cancer Research

You've heard of St. Patrick's Day but ever heard of St. Baldrick's? That's right, BALDrick's. It's an organization that helps raise money for childhood cancer research where participants solicit donations by volunteering to shave their heads bald

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Clinton Native Riding Across Country in Memory of Her Brother Who Died of Cancer

Clinton native Shawna Kleftis is taking on quite a challenge.  She's biking across the U.S. in the 4K for cancer, a 70 day ride for 17 to 25 year-olds. 

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — The 7 Best Ways to Donate Now

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We've put together a list of seven of the best charities most deserving of your support.

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Former President George H.W. Bush Shaved Head for Child With Cancer

Regardless of your politics, you have to admit this is a class move by former President George H.W. Bush. 

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The Doors Sell Ray Manzarek Memorial Shirts for Charity

The world lost a true star when Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek succumbed to bile duct cancer on May 20. The band is celebrating his legacy with a fundraising effort designed to help others suffering from the disease.

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