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articles about family members fighting for EC Awareness

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K_ann1015
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Esophageal Cancer Awareness spreads across the USA!
I just received official proclamation from KY Governor Beshear-
APRIL IS ESOPHAGEAL AWARENESS MONTH IN Kentucky!
That brings the USA tally to at least 20 states. 
(AL CA CT DE GA IL KY LA MD MN MO NC NE NJ OH OR PA TN VA WI)

Here are a few stories about family members that worked with myself & ECAN.org on this in their own state (thank you all for your efforts!):

New Jersey:
http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/warren-county/express-times/index.ssf/2011/04/

Louisanna:
http://www.katc.com/news/april-is-esophageal-cancer-awareness-month-in-louisiana/

Oregon:
http://www.canbyherald.com/news/2011/March/25/Local.News/letter.moves.governor.to.create.designation/news.aspx

This is just a beginning to help awareness, prevention, early diagnosis, better treatment options & improved EC research funding.

Kim
my dad fighting EC as I write this
my uncle (his brother) passed from EC May 2010 after only 3 months
my 12 year old suffers from reflux

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K_ann1015
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oooops--ADD New Jersey to that list!

bingbing2009
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Thank you for your hard work. It's great that the word is spreading. Love seeing all of those states making the declaration!

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K_ann1015
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Add GEORGIA to the list!

kim

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