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When Coral Conway was diagnosed with stage IIIB cervical cancer, she felt overwhelmed. She was getting advice and information from many different sources. She had visited local doctors and hospitals in Florida and talked with professionals in her home country of Argentina.
Erjona Belba had had a normal pregnancy and delivery, so she was shocked when baby Melissa was born with blue bruises all over her body and a fever of 104 degrees.
A new report from the American Cancer Society highlights the wide variation in cancer risk within the US Hispanic/Latino population.
World HPV Infection Expert, Anna Guiliano, PhD, says, we may be able to eliminate cervical cancer in the U.S. because we have effective screening tests and guidelines for how often they need to be done, as well as vaccines to prevent the infections that cause damage, called lesions, to cells in the cervix. She offers reminders and tips to parents and adult women and men about how they can protect themselves from all cancers related to HPV.
Anna Giuliano, PhD, an epidemiology professor and researcher at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida was awarded the prestigious American Cancer Society Research Professor grant in July 2018 for her expertise and ongoing work cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Colon cancer survivor Robert Fry says becoming a volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery program has changed his life forever. He says, “My mission, my passion is to do my part in helping cancer patients by driving them to their treatments.”
Eighth-grader Cole Eicher says he’s back to doing “regular things.” In January 2014, an MRI found a golf ball-sized medulloblastoma – a tumor in the back of Cole’s brain.