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When doctors take a wait-and-see approach to prostate cancer treatment, it's sometimes considered a more controversial practice than if they used more aggressive methods.

"HeLa" cells are among the most important tools in modern medical science – bought and sold by the billions, they come from the most widely used cell line in laboratories worldwide, derived from cervical cancer cells.  But, who is the person that these first cells came from?

"Did you know: Research shows that "feeling your boobies" is just as effective at identifying changes or lumps as doing a formal self-breast exam."

There are many myths surrounding cancer. For example: One cancer is just like another. Not true. In fact, "cancer" is a term we use to describe a variety of diseases. There are more than 900 different "cancers."

Midstaters who are diagnosed with cancer understandably focus on their health and treatment options. But, they should also pay attention to the potential financial burdens they may encounter.

Facing Cancer Together launched on Monday, and witf's Tim Lambert started to think about the impact that cancer has had on the people around him. 

The April 11th Radio Smart Talk begins with an overview of the Facing Cancer Together project, and then goes into a "cancer 101" – where listeners had a chance to ask any basic questions they had about cancer, what it is, what causes it, and how and when to seek treatment.

Facing Cancer Together launched today.  And, witf's President and CEO Kathleen Pavelko spoke with Tim Lambert on Morning Edition this morning about the goals of this multi-media effort as well as the exciting ways that people can share, connect and learn about cancer.

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