Keyword: cancer
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Sometimes, just one chair stand without assistance is the greatest victory, Sandy Dickman said. Dickman, a certified cancer exercise specialist and personal trainer for South Suburban Parks and Recreation, leads a group fitness class designed … more
In 2009, Kelly Kaliszewski lost her dog, Cain, to cancer. “He was my heart dog,” she said. “It sucked.” Kaliszewski spent the next several years traveling the country with two other dogs, Zoey and Eddie, raising awareness of canine … more
Stephanie Burgess, 39, is ready for 2016 to be over. The Castle Rock mom of two recently underwent a hysterectomy and a double mastectomy. The decision came after genetic testing showed she had a 70 to 90 percent chance of getting ovarian and … more
Rae Atherton isn't a procrastinator. After learning both of her older sisters had been diagnosed with cancer, Atherton got tested in 2009 for BRCA 1 and 2, genetic mutations that show an increased likelihood of developing cancer. She scheduled … more
Valerie Franklin lost her cousin to breast cancer in 2008. A year later, she lost her aunt to the disease. To honor her family members, the Highlands Ranch resident started Stamped With Love, a group of photographers and makeup artists who … more
Breast cancer, a disease generally associated with women, also impacts the lives of many men: Raymond Mencini, a breast radiologist at St. Anthony Hospital, diagnosed his wife with breast cancer seven years ago. Denver resident John Dye’s … more
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