Cancer

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The New York State Health Department says three communities in Suffolk County have elevated rates of leukemia, and lung, bladder, and thyroid cancers.  

American Cancer Institute

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.

Evan Agostini / AP

Some of the world’s top cancer researchers and doctors will meet at Yale Law School this week to figure out how to remove legal barriers to treatment.

Jessica Hill / AP

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton will have surgery to remove a benign cyst in his brain. Boughton is expected to make a full recovery.

Pump For Good: Gas Station Helps Fund Cancer Research

Jul 19, 2017
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The first gas station in the nation dedicated to help fund cancer research has opened in Freeport, Long Island.   

GivnGo will give a penny from every gallon of gas pumped to PinkTie, a Long Island cancer awareness group.  

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano says it’s fantastic that corporate neighbors have stepped up to help worthy organizations.

“By providing dollars to help organizations that support research and development, what you are supporting there is hope.”

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