Focal Point

LOUISVILLE When I think of Nassau, Bahamas, and Cancun, Mexico, I picture white sand beaches, crystal blue waters, and vacation

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Reducing Barriers

LEXINGTON Kentucky has the highest rate of new cancers and the highest death rate for all cancers combined in the

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Targeting Physician Education

LOUISVILLE The mortality rate for lung cancer in Kentucky is 50 percent higher than the national average. The state ranks

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Events – May 2016

Celebrates Issue #100 LEXINGTON To celebrate the publication of the 100th issue of MD-UPDATE, team members, writers, photographers, and contributors

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Mammography Is Not Black and White

LEXINGTON Almost everyone has been touched by the diagnosis of breast cancer in a loved one. The potentially devastating results

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Lung Cancer Screening Comes to Central Kentucky

LEXINGTON Lung cancer kills more Americans than the next four most common cancers combined, but for some Kentuckians, a new

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Gaining Ground

In 2012, Kentucky launched an attack on its No. 1 cancer killer among non-smoking men and women. That year was

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A Breath of Fresh Air

LOUISVILLE Thoracic surgeon Jonathan Kraut, MD, with Thoracic Surgical Specialists in Louisville, part of Baptist Medical Associates, says he chose

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Funding Milestone for Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program

LEXINGTON Thanks to a little political muscle and a lot of good evidence, champions for colon cancer screening and prevention

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Putting Colon Cancer Screening Front and Center

LOUISVILLE March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month, and perhaps no other state should be more aware of the effects

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