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Family’s Cancer Battle Inspires Teen to Study Nursing
General Health 12/13/2011

Darcy Alimenti spent much of her teen years watching her mother and brother fight cancer. [caption id="attachment_2453" align="alignright" width="300"] Darcy Alimenti (left) helps a visitor during her volunteer shift in UVA's emergency room.[/caption] First, her older brother was diagnosed with leukemia during her freshman year of high school. She visited…

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Pancreatic Cancer: Debbie Ryan and Why You Should Care
Patient Stories 11/15/2011

It’s not every day you get to meet a living legend. On the eve of November, National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, that’s what I got to do — talk to one of the very, very few people alive who has survived pancreatic cancer. She also happens to be Debbie Ryan,…

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Improving Men’s Health Through Competition
Exercise 6/9/2011

The urology department began the Men’s Four Miler in 2004 when the physicians realized that the men they were treating for prostate cancer were, in fact, more likely to die from heart disease than their cancer.

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