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Lemmen Holton Cancer Pavilion

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‘This was a big wake-up call for me’

Michelle Jones stared down her mortality when diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she looks toward the present—and the future.

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Prescient advice: Get your mammogram

‘You never know how people are going to touch your life,’ says Paula Bowen, who followed wise words from a former president's daughter.

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Tipping the balance

Susan Calkins stood a slim chance of surviving stage 4 ovarian cancer—until a clinical trial improved her odds.

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‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

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‘You just think you’re going to die’

A 40-foot mobile mammography unit that showed up at her workplace may have saved Deb Browers' life.

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‘I’m more appreciative of my life’

A new technology helped pinpoint Tim Lemon's prostate cancer last spring. After undergoing surgery, he's now cancer-free.

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‘We felt like our world had fallen apart’

After battling colon cancer, a mom of two hones her woodworking and art skills to launch a successful home decor business.

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Putting cancer in the crosshairs

Tim Lemon gets answers after a new technology precisely targets his prostate cancer cells.

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‘This is not going to be the end of me’

Billboard and television ad actor takes cancer to the big screen.

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Grateful to be alive

After more than three decades, Jan Ledinsky's breast cancer metastasized. So did her appreciation for life.

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Living with cancer … for five days

Early lung cancer detection may have saved Kathleen Yeomans' life.

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Uncover the secrets your DNA holds

The discovery of a mutated gene just may have saved Kittye Harman's life.