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To Infinity... And Exceptionally Good Hair

GROOMING | By David Foucher | Jul 15
Dale and Rob have cut hair in Harvard Square for decades, fighting rising rents and split ends. Now, the couple faces a new battle.

Imerman Angels Cancer Support Opens Los Angeles Chapter

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
On April 12, the one-on-one cancer support organization Imerman Angels launches their third chapter, in Los Angeles.

ANCHOR Study Prevents Anal Cancer From Being a Pain in the Ass

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
On March 21, National Anal Cancer Awareness Day, there's some news you need to know. Anal cancer rates are rising, especially among people living with HIV. The good thing is, if caught early, it's easily treatable.

Top Comedians Perform at Gilda's Laughfest March 5-15

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 26
Gilda's LaughFest announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year with big comics raising funds to care for those affected by cancer.

'Be Fearless' With Gabrielle's Angel and Cotton Jelly Cancer Research Fund

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
In conjunction with World Cancer Day on February 4, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research has partnered with UK-based clothing brand Cotton Jelly for the #BeFearless campaign to help raise funds for cancer research in a fashionable way.

Nat'l LGBT Cancer Network Goes 'Behind Closed Drawers' on Anal Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The National LGBT Cancer Network has launched Behind Closed Drawers, a national campaign to raise funds and awareness for anal cancer prevention.

LBBC Studies Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A first-ever study by Living Beyond Breast Cancer finds that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer have both more anxiety, and a higher need for more specific information.

Can We Really Beat Cancer?

SCIENCE | Dec 10
Oncologist and CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus discusses a revolutionary approach for the treatment of cancer which was featured on "60 Minutes."

Cis B. Golder Quality of Life Grant Eases Burden of Cancer Survivors

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
The Cis B. Golder Quality of Life Grant assists women who are dealing with financial hardships that are directly related to their breast cancer diagnosis.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

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