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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Consider a second opinion when diagnosed with breast cancer

Consider a second opinion when diagnosed with breast cancerWhen you get a diagnosis of breast cancer it's important to get a second opinion. It's an important step that many women overlook and one that can give you a better idea of how to approach your cancer therapy.
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Sue Snyder to speak at Komen Powerfully Pink Event

Sue Snyder to speak at Komen Powerfully Pink EventSusan G. Komen West Michigan will host its annual Powerfully Pink event at Watermark Country Club on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
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Second Opinion Clinic at Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Center

Second Opinion Clinic at Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast CenterSee why a second opinion can be so important,
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