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Cancer.

By Jessica L. Clark, APR, Public Relations and Marketing Associate Studio FSW – Florida SouthWestern State College It is a word that is far too common in our society today.  During...

Melanoma

When physicians discuss skin cancer, it’s melanoma that worries us. Melanoma or malignant melanoma as it is sometimes called is a cancer of the melanocytes, pigment producing cells in...

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