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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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Susan G. Komen Michigan holds fundraiser in Holland

Susan G. Komen Michigan holds fundraiser in HollandFor years, most of the fundraising had been done in Kent County.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Salon pampers women who have cancer

Salon pampers women who have cancerProfile Salon Owners Kim Sheets and Pam Westers came up with the idea to provide free salon services for women with cancer.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Grand Girlfriends provides funding for mammograms

Grand Girlfriends provides funding for mammogramsUnfortunately though, there are many women who can't afford a mammogram.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Grand Girlfriends provides funding for mammograms

Grand Girlfriends provides funding for mammogramsGrand Girlfriends provides funding for mammograms
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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13 Friends for Life: Grant for Mammograms

13 Friends for Life: Grant for MammogramsLearn about a grant to help women in the community get mammograms.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Trials coming for breast cancer vaccine

Trials coming for breast cancer vaccineA major breakthrough could be coming for patients who suffer from a particularly aggressive type of breast cancer commonly referred to as "Triple Negative."
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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New treatment helps breast cancer patients keep immunity

New treatment helps breast cancer patients keep immunityWZZM 13 Health Reporter Valerie Lego talks with Lisa DeVries an oncology clinical pharmacists at Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center about a new medication to help with that side effect.
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Trials coming for breast cancer vaccine

Trials coming for breast cancer vaccineTrials coming for breast cancer vaccine
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13 FFL: How genetics affect your breast cancer risk

13 FFL: How genetics affect your breast cancer riskSee how your genes could impact your cancer risk.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Breast cancer death rates drop dramatically

Breast cancer death rates drop dramaticallyBreast cancer deaths have dropped dramatically in the past two decades — the result of better treatment, greater awareness and more women getting mammograms.
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  • 1 month, 3 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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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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