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Chicopee names September Child Cancer Awareness month

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The City of Chicopee officially proclaimed September as Child Cancer Awareness month. Cancer is the number two cause of death for children under the age of 15 behind accidents. Since the mid-70 the survival rate for childhood cancer has risen by almost 30 percent. More than 10,400 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year.
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Qalo: Need for more cancer awareness

There is a need for more awareness on cancer in the communities, says Suva Cancer Survivors group president Salote Qalo.She highlighted this issue during the group’s launching of Pinktober in Suva yesterday.Ms Qalo said there was a need for more women, especially in rural villages, to get checked at hospitals to help detect cancer early.“There are many women in the communities who are not educated on cancer especially cervical and breast cancer,…

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Chicopee names September Child Cancer Awareness month

The City of Chicopee officially proclaimed September as Child Cancer Awareness month in an emotional ceremony on Friday. Cancer is the number two cause of death for children under the age of 15 behind accidents. City officials and local activists came together Friday to raise awareness.

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