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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.

And they’re off!

Runners step out in style for the Irish Jig 2017.

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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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‘I truly had God watching over me’

Facing a nightmare diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Karyn Wolschleger finds something unexpected: Hope.

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‘Extraordinarily gratifying’

A new study finds cancer death rates in the U.S. dropped 20 percent.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘Undeniably awesome through his very last breath’

Benny Boes dies of a brain tumor, but claims victory over cancer.

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‘You can do this’

Yoga brings peace of mind and body to cancer patients.

Turning ‘victims into survivors’

Actress Diahann Carroll speaks about her breast cancer battle and her admiration for Betty Ford.

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‘The best year of our lives’

On the agenda as Benny Boes battles a brain tumor: Whale sharks, northern lights and family time.

Are birth control pills tied to decline in ovarian cancer deaths?

Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade.