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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.

Melissa Etheridge on Gay Marriage, Obama, Marijuana & Her New Album

MUSIC | By EDGE | Oct 25
Music icon Melissa Etheridge sits down with Larry King on the Emmy nominated series "Larry King Now" to talk about the 'panic' in her industry, Obama's job performance, legalizing marijuana and her new self-released album.

Elixir Teams Up With Local Ladies to Help Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Oct 3

Personal Connections Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 11
Recent news from the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium shows that a signed letter from a physician can go a long way toward bringing in patients for regular breast cancer screenings.

New York Becomes 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jun 21
New York has become the newest state to legalize medical marijuana, after the Senate passed a bill on June 20 that allows cannabis to be prescribed in non-smokeable form only.

Men Over 50 at Higher Risk of Developing Melanoma

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
The American Academy of Dermatology says that men over 50 are at a higher risk of developing melanoma.

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