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October 17, 2012
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Get Healthy: Think pink, Carson City!

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you may have noticed that pink is everywhere. The pink ribbons and other pink gear is to remind you that breast cancer is a serious health concern and that early detection and screening can save lives. In the U.S., it is estimated there will be almost 300,000 new cases of breast cancer this year, and about 40,000 people will die from the disease. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 17, 2012 01:22AM Published Oct 17, 2012 01:20AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.