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New Screening Tech Spots Breast Cancer Early

A Metro Detroit hospital is the first in the area applying a new kind of technology for breast cancer screening.

08/02/2013

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Fundraising Event Highlights Skin Cancer Dangers

You may think skin cancer only happens after decades in the sun or in tanning beds, but younger people get the diagnosis, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

Karmanos Offers Low-Cost Cancer Screenings For Smokers

There’s a new program to help current and former smokers get screened for lung cancer.

07/22/2013

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Woman Ordered To Trial In Fake Cancer Case

A Michigan woman who gained deep sympathy and financial help in her community by claiming to have cancer was ordered to stand trial Friday on fraud and five other charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 24: Desmond Morgan #48 of the Michigan Wolverines and Corey Brown #3 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dive for a loose ball after Corey Brown #10 of the Ohio State Buckeyes fumbled a punt return at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. Michigan recovered the ball and scored a touchdown. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Young Ohio State Fan Determined To Beat Brain Tumor He Named ‘Michigan’

As worked up as people often get about sports, particularly the fierce Michigan-Ohio State rivalry, one might think the games actually produced life-or-death consequences.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2013

Mais Wright, left,  and her mother, Jamilah Perkins (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Teen Cancer Patient Prepped For Prom With Help From The Community

It’s prom time for a west side Detroit teen who’s been battling cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2013

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Become A Wolverine During ‘Michigan Men’s Football Experience’

Have you ever dreamed about becoming a Michigan football player? You’ll soon have the chance to turn that dream into reality during the “Michigan Men’s Football Experience,” and it’s all for a charitable cause.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Sara Ylen (Booking Photo)

Cancer, Rape Fraud Case Bowls Over Mich. Community

“The fact that she’s lived this long is a miracle. But maybe it wasn’t a miracle after all,” one resident said of Sara Ylen. “I’m just baffled. Is she the biggest con artist in the state of Michigan or the victim?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Sportscaster Dick Vitale speaks to the media prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Dickie V Nears $10M Milestone In Cancer Crusade

Dick Vitale’s fight against cancer is nearing a major milestone.

97.1 The Ticket–05/17/2013

Beaumont Opens New ‘Green’ Oncology Unit With Patient Comfort In Mind

The furniture, flooring and plastic laminate are “Greenguard certified” for healthy indoor air quality.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2013

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