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SKIN CANCER DETECTION

Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman recently announced via Instagram that he was treated for basal cell carcinoma. Not only is basal cell the most common type of skin cancer, 2.8 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year. The silver lining is this type of cancer is easily treatable if caught early.

Our friends at MD Anderson Cancer Center - Orlando have some tips for preventing skin cancer as well as detecting the more serious type of skin cancer, Melanoma. Watch now.
 
 
REACHING NEW PEAKS


Surviving & Thriving is all about featuring individuals who refuse to take life lying down. Instead, we showcase those who fight back, take a stand, and dare to climb to new heights despite major obstacles and setbacks. 
 
  Kili is Calling Cancer Survivors
In case you haven't heard, GB's own Marc Middleton and Wendy Chioji are headed to Tanzania to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro as part of LIVESTRONG's 2014 Survivor Summit. See the reasons why Marc says he's decided to join in and document such a powerful event. Read the blog post now.
 
Thriving on Running: The Iron Nun
She's the oldest person to finish the Ironman and this has given Sister Madonna Buder a unique platform to spread her message of hope and inspiration. She is the real deal. A bonafide superstar who proves the power of passion and persistence. Watch her story now.
 
 
 
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'SURVIVING & THRIVING' AIRS DEC. 6

Losing his legs as an infant, Roderick Sewell could have chosen a life of immobility. Instead he set his sights on conquering one of the hardest sports out there: swimming. Now, an accomplished masters swimmer, Roderick even has Olympic aspirations.

See how Roderick's passion and spirit are inspiring others both in the water and out when you tune in to WKMG Local 6 on Friday, December 6 at 9 p.m. for Surviving & Thriving, presented by MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando.
 
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TEAM GB ELITE BLOGGERS


Champion cyclist Sandy Scott has his own story about Surviving and Thriving, and he has been sharing it as one of our Team GB Elite Bloggers. This week he is taking time to touch upon the importance of getting tested for prostate cancer.

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