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Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die

Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die

FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2014, file photo provided by TheBrittanyFund.org, Brittany Maynard, left, hugs her mother Debbie Ziegler next to a helicopter at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The 29-year-old terminally ill woman has fulfilled a wish on her bucket list: visiting the Grand …

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Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die

Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die

FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo provided by TheBrittanyFund.org, Brittany Maynard and her husband Dan Diaz pose at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The 29-year-old terminally ill woman has fulfilled a wish on her bucket list: visiting the Grand Canyon. Maynard, who has advan…

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Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die

Young, terminal, new face of right-to-die

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Maynard family shows Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old terminally ill woman who plans to take her own life under Oregon’s death with dignity law. Maynard, who has advanced brain cancer, has said she plans use Oregon's death-with-dignity law to end…

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Take a hike for cancer group's fundraiser

Take a hike for cancer group's fundraiser

Bag It provides information information to newly diagnosed patients.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New Arizona law mandates "dense breast" patient notification

New Arizona law mandates "dense breast" patient notification

Nineteen states, including Arizona, have enacted mandatory breast density reporting laws.

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UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

UA researcher's patented treatment could stop cancer metastasis

Dr. Joyce Schroeder has made some important discoveries.

October 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Beating the cancer/obesity connection; diabetes complications

Beating the cancer/obesity connection; diabetes complications

Dr. Mehmet Oz answers readers' questions in this weekly Q-and-A. 

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Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Here are some tips to improve your dental care.

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Mobile service to offer prostate screenings Sept. 24

Mobile service to offer prostate screenings Sept. 24

The Prostate On-Site Project will conduct screenings Sept. 24. 

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Program offers free colorectal cancer screenings

The uninsured and the poor are targeted.

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Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune system that made it go away.

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Help make dance video for cancer-awareness

Livestrong in Tucson invites members of the public to make a dance video to raise cancer awareness.

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UA researcher says many men are undergoing prostate surgery unnecessarily

Men are getting unnecessary treatment for prostate cancer because of greed in the urology community and the drug industry, University of Arizona immunobiologist Richard J. Ablin  says in a new book “The Great Prostate Hoax.”

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Kathleen Sebelius: Signup for marketplace insurance by March 31

Kathleen Sebelius: Signup for marketplace insurance by March 31

If you or someone you care about does not have health care coverage, it’s not too late to sign up for quality, affordable coverage: but you’ll want to act quickly. The deadline to get insurance is March 31. After that, you’ll have to wait until November to sign up.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 9

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 2

 While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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SaddleBrooke

SaddleBrooke

A Quilts for a Cause made by members of Tucson Quilters Guild made in Saddlebrook in 2003.

February 28, 2014 10:53 am

Governor tours Oro Valley bioscience firms

Gov. Jan Brewer was in Oro Valley on Tuesday to tour two of the area’s biggest biotech employers, and she came away impressed.

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Tucson cancer-drug firm inks key licensing deal

Tucson-based Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Swiss drug company for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize a gastrointestinal-cancer-prevention drug.

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2014 brings new health insurance protections

2014 brings new health insurance protections

We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.

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