Ali Vise

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Breast Cancer & Genetics: Answers to Your Top 5 Questions

By Meredith Whittemore Ever since Angelina Jolie announced that she’d undergone a double mastectomy after learning she carried the BRCA1 gene, a gene that increased a woman’s risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, there’s been increased publicity surrounding the role of genetics in cancer. But who should consider genetic testing?  And what exactly can the tests [Continue Reading]

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How Volunteering Brought Light to a Dark Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

By Meredith Whittemore Barbara Frisbie greets visitors with a smile every week at Canopy – A Cancer Survivorship Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. What you wouldn’t realize at first glance is that she’s been battling ovarian cancer for more than 10 years. In 2007, Frisbie says she lost a lot of weight and [Continue Reading]

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This Prostate Cancer Survivor Has Important Advice for Other Men

By Meredith Whittemore Larry Yeglin isn’t afraid to share the story of his cancer journey. “I’ve found many men are reluctant to talk about prostate cancer. Luckily for me, a good friend of mine mentored me through the process. Now I hope to do the same for others,” says Yeglin. It was 2015 when blood work [Continue Reading]

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