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State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump Site

The toxic plot is the result of years of dumping by the Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy and is believed to threaten the water supply to about 250,000 residents in Bethpage.

09/25/2012

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Jamey Johnson, Jessi Colter Playing Benefit To Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Taking place in Normandy, Tennessee, the concert with Jamey Johnson and Jessi Colter (Waylon Jennings’ widow) will benefit the fight against pancreatic cancer.

09/13/2012

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‘MovingOn’ Exercise Program Designed For Breast Cancer Survivors

This Sunday is the Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race For The Cure. As well as raising much needed funding for research, the race celebrates and honors those who have lost the battle against breast cancer. TV 10-55′s Lisa Kerney profiled an exercise and recovery program called “Moving On.”

09/07/2012

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Eye On New York: Handling Childhood Anxiety, The Fall Movie Lineup, The Fight Against Cancer

The beginning of the school year is just around the corner and experts have seen a growing trend in childhood anxiety, CBS 2′s Katie McGee found out what parents can do to combat the problem.

08/26/2012

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Briarcliff Manor Ball Fields To Be Remediated After Cancer Deaths

It might never be known for sure how several children in Briarcliff Manor developed terminal cancer, but their families are absolutely convinced that the cause is contaminated soil at two ball fields at the high school.

08/22/2012

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Annual ‘Born To Run’ Race In Wayne, N.J., To Benefit Young Cancer Patient, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

For some New Jersey residents, “Born To Run” is more than just a Springsteen favorite. The Born To Run 5K is a yearly event in Wayne, N.J., bringing together runners, walkers and volunteers for a cause close to the heart of one local family.

08/20/2012

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Westchester Families Suing School District Over Possibly Carcinogenic Fields

Two ballfields at Briarcliff Manor High School have been fenced off since 2010, the year athlete Demetri Demeropoulos died from a cancer some believe is linked to the dirt below the surface.

08/16/2012

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New Research Could Lead To Improved Forms Of Chemotherapy

As a mother of two, undergoing chemotherapy is not easy, but for Kate Conn the treatment was lifesaving.

08/06/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Valerie Fund Helps Young Cancer Patients Live More Normal Lives

For children with cancer and blood disorders, living a normal life is a challenge, but it’s one eased by the people at the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/08/2012

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Valerie Fund Inspires People To Fight Cancer, Blood Disorders

The Valerie Fund’s help has inspired families and a whole town to come out and rally for the cause of fighting cancer and blood disorders, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/07/2012

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Valerie Fund Inspires Young Cancer Patients To Seek Bright Futures

For cancer patients who once saw darkness ahead, there is now light, and a bright future helping others. It’s because of the help of the Valerie Fund, WCBS 880′s John Metaxas reported.

06/06/2012

Mariah Martinez and her mother (credit: Valerie Fund)

Valerie Fund Inspires Teens With Leukemia

For teenagers with leukemia, there is hope, and it comes from the Valerie Fund, as WCBS 880′s John Metaxas found out.

06/05/2012

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Queens Bike Run Will Benefit Cancer Charity

The 19th Annual Bikers Against Breast Cancer Run will take place in Queens on Sunday. Funds raised by the 30 mile ride will benefit SHAREing & CAREing Inc, a Queens based cancer support group.

06/02/2012

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Bee Gees Star Robin Gibb Passes Away At 62

Robin Gibb, a founding member of the Bee Gees who helped propel the group to international stardom, has died. He was 62.

05/20/2012

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