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Starting pitcher Doug Fister #58 of the Washington Nationals works the second inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on August 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Former Tiger Doug Fister Has Skin Cancer Removed, Says He’s Okay

Asked about what appeared to be a cut on his neck, Fister said: “I had some skin cancer removed a couple of days ago.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/23/2014

Jim Kelly waves to the crowd during introductions during the Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jim Kelly’s Final Score

Word dripped down this week that Jim Kelly’s cancer is gone. But what does that mean? Is it gone today only to make its interminable, terminal march back to his enervated frame? Or is it really gone, as in he won?

08/22/2014

2014 Komen 3 Day (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Survivors And Others Trek 60 Miles Across Metro Detroit For 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk

The Komen 3-Day Walk made its way through Novi on Friday and will end up in Dearborn by Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

Dr. Farid Fata

Cancer Doctor Who Misdiagnosed Patients Hit With Multiple Civil Lawsuits

An attorney filed suits in Oakland County Circuit court on behalf of 11 patients given unnecessary chemo by Dr. Farid Fata.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

Sterling Heights Mayor Richard Notte. (Source: City of Sterling Heights)

Sterling Heights Mayor Takes Leave To Fight Cancer

Richard Notte, who has served as mayor of Sterling Heights for 21 years, announced Monday he taking a leave from office to battle cancer.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

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More US Girls Now Getting HPV Vaccine

More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn’t much of a bump, the government reported

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

A woman shops for frozen foods on an aisle across from sodas and other sugary drinks for sale at a supermarket in Monterey Park, California on June 18, 2014, a day after a bill in California that would require soft drinks to have health warning labels failed to clear a key committee.  (Credit/FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Links Consumption Of Sugary Drinks To Increased Cancer Risk

The study found the more sugary drinks the women drank, the greater the density of their breasts – a known risk factor for cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

Allen Korth and his cancer-stricken fiancé Jennifer Hutcheson. (Credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Wish Upon A Wedding: Cancer-Stricken Woman To Marry Longtime Love

A Flint couple who will tie the knot next week knows the true meaning of “living in the moment.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2014

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Study: Screenings Prevented 500,000 Cases Of Cancer

Unlike other kinds are screenings, colonoscopy offers doctors the opportunity to actual stop the disease before it starts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

Dr. Farid Fata

Cancer Doc Wants Fraud Trial Moved From Detroit Area

Attorneys for Dr. Farid Fata say publicity about the case has poisoned the jury pool.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

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