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They had full lives with family, friends, and rewarding careers. Breast cancer threatened to take that all away, but these four women fought for their lives with courage and grit.

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The Community Foundation fund helps funnel dollars to local causes where the need is greatest and where the results will be most significant.

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News Anchor Shares Intimate Details of Her Breast Cancer with Capital Health Family

Capital Health recently celebrated its Center for Comprehensive Breast Care’s accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast...

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