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13 Friends For Life

Welcome to 13 Friends for Life, a program in partnership with Mercy Health designed to help you and a friend protect yourselves from breast cancer. Bookmark this page and check here often for news, videos, stories, and useful information for protecting your breast health.

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Friends for Life Selfies

Friends for Life SelfiesBetty Krzyszton & Courtney McDonald Karapuz
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Komen Foundation announces changes

Komen Foundation announces changesOne organization here in West Michigan has been a champion for fighting breast cancer.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Michigan passes breast density bill

Michigan passes breast density billThe good news is, after months of debate, the state of Michigan finally passed the Breast Density Bill
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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New Legislation About Breast Density

New Legislation About Breast DensityNew Legislation About Breast Density
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Grandville man promotes male breast cancer awareness

Grandville man promotes male breast cancer awarenessBreast cancer in men is rare, but it does happen. Many men who have it don't want to talk about it -- and that's why Gary is.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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RiskPlus identifies lifetime risk of cancer

RiskPlus identifies lifetime risk of cancerMercy Health's Comprehensive Breast Center has a program that can identify your lifetime risk for developing breast cancer.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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A surprise cancer diagnosis

A surprise cancer diagnosisA surprise cancer diagnosis
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RiskPlus identifies lifetime risk of cancer

RiskPlus identifies lifetime risk of cancerRiskPlus identifies lifetime risk of cancer
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Wellness

Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Centers

Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast CentersLearn how Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Centers help ease anxiety during a patient's breast cancer journey.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Powerfully Pink event honors those fighting breast cancer

Powerfully Pink event honors those fighting breast cancerKomen West Michigan held its Powerfully Pink Luncheon Tuesday to raise awareness about breast cancer and honor some who are helping in the fight.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Powerfully Pink event honors those fighting breast cancer

Powerfully Pink event honors those fighting breast cancerPowerfully Pink event honors those fighting breast cancer
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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My first mammogram taught me not to put it off

My first mammogram taught me not to put it offWZZM 13 Health Reporter Val Lego recently got hers although she did put it off a little longer than recommended. And her experience made her realize how important yearly mammograms are.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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