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Spectrum Health Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings Today

Looking forward to getting a summer tan? Aren't we all, but, be careful, and remember to take precautions first.

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, the most common kind of cancer in the United States.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer & Bras Across The Grand 2015

Thanks to everyone who came out to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and Bras Across the Grand Saturday morning!

The rain mostly held off, and we had a fabulous time raising awareness and funds to end breast cancer alongside you as we walked the streets of Grand Rapids. Check out some photos from the day!

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The American Cancer Society Launches “The Decades” Gala in Grand Rapids

On Thursday, October 22, the American Cancer Society will bring “The Decades,” a “way cool” evening event to raise money in the fight against cancer to Grand Rapids for the first time. The event will be held at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids and is led by honorary chair Meg Goebel of the Paul Goebel Group.

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Sunday Morning Townsquare – October 14 2012

This week on Sunday Morning Townsquare, Paul speaks with:

  • Adonna Khare, ArtPrize 2012 Winner 
  • Jaime Counterman, Bras Across The Grand

Thanks for listening!

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Bras Across The Grand 2012 Coming Saturday, October 20th [Photos]

Channel 95-7 is gearing up for the third annual Bras Across The Grand, Satuday, October 20th at the Gillette Pedestrian Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids! While preparing for the event, I came across a gallery of photos from last year's Bras Across The Grand. Check them out after the jump!

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Breast Cancer Screenings – The Latest Advice And Research

Bras Across The Grand is Saturday, October 20.

The event is a celebration of breast cancer survivors, a fundraiser for American Cancer Society, and an opportunity to raise awareness about breast cancer research and prevention.

Read on for the latest advice and research information about breast cancer screenings.

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32 Year Old Sheila Wright Fighting Breast Cancer
32 Year Old Sheila Wright Fighting Breast Cancer
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Join Me, Kim Carson, For The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Saturday!

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk happens this Saturday morning at Rosa Parks Circle.  Registration begins at 8am and the walk starts at 9am...

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Photo Credit: Kim Carson / Sherie Weil
Photo Credit: Kim Carson / Sherie Weil
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American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Today In Grand Rapids

Good people here today.  Check out the action packed fun filled four minute video.  Perfect day too!  There was dancing, survivors, fun, cupcakes, balloons, photos to remember the day, t shirts with funny breast references or handprints on them, tears, and decorated brassieres...

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Can U Sponsor Me 4 The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Saturday Rosa Parks Circle

Well, this is the 7th year I've been doing the walk for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.  ***sponsor me here*** It's this Saturday at Rosa Parks Circle and my co-host is Emily Richett from Fox 17 News...

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Photo CourtesyJon M. Brouwer | The Grand Rapids Press
Photo CourtesyJon M. Brouwer | The Grand Rapids Press
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My Birthday Was Yesterday & I’m 2 Years Cancer Free [VIDEO]

My birthday was yesterday.  And if you haven't heard, March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. So in celebrating the year of my birth, I also wanted to celbrate living another year cancer free.  It was on June 25th, 2009 (the same day that Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson died), that I had my Colon Cancer Surgery performed by Dr. Nadav Dujovny from the Ferguson Clinic.

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Kim Carson & Emily Richett from Fox 17 News WXMI
Kim Carson & Emily Richett from Fox 17 News WXMI
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Kim Carson With Emily Richett This Morning On Fox 17 News

I've had Lots O' Early mornings this week waking up between 4:30am and 6am.  This weekend is going to be a catch up, stay in my jammy pants, watch movies with the kitties weekend...

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