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Rivals unite to support football player fighting rare cancer

Nov. 16, 2020 1:01 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — On a warm Friday evening in early October, the Rapid City Central and Rapid City Stevens football teams were gearing up to face off in another annual clash at O’Harra Stadium. The anticipation of the rivalry game lived up to the hype, as the Cobblers overcame a...

Sibling survivors: Sisters battle breast cancer together

Oct. 31, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ripley native Lora Gaines, 58, found a lump in her breast a week before her annual mammogram on Oct. 29, 2019. A week later, she was diagnosed with breast cancer; she began chemotherapy just before Christmas. Older sisters Earlene McGee and Alice Anderson were already travelling...

Woman’s breast cancer ‘dream team’ challenged by pandemic

Oct. 3, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — They call themselves the dream team, though this last 12 months or so have been a nightmare in some ways. First, Symenthia Shuman Allen, 53, found a lump in her left breast in early October 2019. It scared this mother of four because her own mom had died of breast cancer when Allen was...