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April 18, 2018
Oklahoma

As a child, she struggled with low platelet and red blood cell counts — an unusual combination of anemia in children. Doctors kept an eye on her health, and it would be three years before a genetic test of her bone marrow identified a duplicate chromosome that would ultimately lead to her Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). If untreated, MDS becomes leukemia.

April 12, 2018
Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – Cancer survivors, health professionals and students will convene at the Capitol on Monday, April 16, seeking restoration of the state’s Colorectal Cancer Screening Fund and protection for current life-saving programs. Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest type of cancer in Oklahoma, and American Cancer Society Cancer Action

March 28, 2018
Oklahoma

In response to the bill that would raise Oklahoma’s cigarette tax by $1 per pack, a coalition of leading national, state and local health organizations issued the following statement.

March 15, 2018
Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – A group of leading health organizations Thursday released the following statement in strong opposition to a resolution that would allow the Legislature to remove current voter protections on funding for vital Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) programs: “The Legislature is considering a dangerous and ill-advised resolution

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Justin Wood
Government Relations Director, Oklahoma
Paula Warlick
Grassroots Manager, Oklahoma
Adrienne Lynch
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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