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Nov 8 2010

Leading the charge against rare form of cancer

Dufferin County first municipality in Canada to proclaim Nov. 10 Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day

When Orangeville resident Beverley Claxton, 33, was first diagnosed with a Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET), also known as carcinoid cancer, in August of 2003, “I called the Canadian Cancer Society and they said, ‘You have what?’”

In fact, during her first medical appointment following diagnosis, doctors were googling for information about NET cancers from the same website Claxton had been visiting.

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