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Friday, November 28, 2014

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Beating, dealing with cancer a team effort

Publisher Tim Phillips relates the story of NFL defensive lineman Devon Still and his daughter’s fight with cancer to show that dealing with cancer is, indeed, an effort that involves all of us. (October 26, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Cancer survivor uses fashion show to lift others

    LaVera Hodges founded a fashion show for cancer patients, survivors and their supporters. A cancer survivor herself, Hodges uses the event as a fundraiser to help those battling the disease. (October 17, 2014, Page 1A)

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      Living on in their hearts

      Community mourns the loss of a brave young man who recently lost his fight against cancer.

      (more…) (August 7, 2014, Page 1)

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        Basketball record holder to shoot for cancer patient

        A benefit is being held Sunday for a local boy with leukemia after the Ole Miss Lady’s Rebels game at 2 p.m. where Matt Bostic, the world-record holder for most three-point basketball shots, will attempt to shoot as many baskets as he can for an hour, hoping to break another record. (February 27, 2014, Page 5)

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          We need our mom

          Josh Turnage writes about his mother’s ongoing battle with breast cancer, including giving information about how a drug that has proved beneficial could become unavailable soon. In his guest column, Turnage asks for assistance to help the FDA decide to keep the drug available. (October 25, 2010, Page 4A)

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            Helping worthy causes good for you, everyone

            Editor Don Whitten notes how much cancer affects nearly everyone by pointing to his personal dealings with the disease, and then he urges people to get involved with helping their personal causes and concerns as he did last weekend by taking part in a fundraising car wash at Bramlett Elementary School. (April 14, 2010, Page 4A)

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              Walk, race honors UM Counseling Center director

              Dr. Jean Jones lost her battle with breast cancer more than 12 years ago, but her memory still drives those who knew her — or know of her spirit — to honor her memory by raising funds to help others win the fight against cancer. The fundraising event, the Jean Jones Walk/Run for Cancer, is just around the corner on April 10. (March 25, 2010, Page 1)

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