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Boone Hospital cancer patient named Homecoming honorary captain

A big fan of the Mizzou Tigers, Lisa Tribble of Unionville had long held plans to attend the university’s Homecoming festivities this year.

However, Homecoming is taking on a new significance as Lisa will be named the Homecoming game’s honorary captain, representing cancer patients at Boone Hospital’s Stewart Cancer Center.

Sun, Skin and SPF — Prevention and education help fight skin cancer

More than a million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. As you head out into the sunlight, remember that although the sun’s rays might feel good on your skin, it is important to wear sunscreen to protect your skin from potential damage.

Battling colon cancer at 33, Boone employee finds support from colleagues

Going into 2013, Nicolle Blacketer knew this year would be a turning point.

She had been accepted into the pre-med program at Florida State. She planned to move from her home in mid-Missouri and begin classes this summer.

But her life suddenly pivoted in another direction after a call from her doctor in early February.

Sharing her story: Breast cancer patient uses social media to encourage and inspire

Julie Riley, known to her followers as @MissJules, has over 180 followers on Twitter. She tweets, sometimes with photos, about concerts she attends, radio station DJs, going out for dinner and other everyday things.

We fought the battle — How Norm and Virginia Stewart beat cancer and discovered a new calling

The Tigers were simply off the mark. The packed Hearnes Center crowd was getting nervous.

Norm Stewart’s team was ranked fifth in the nation, riding a 10-game winning streak.

Boone Hospital recognized for outstanding cancer care

In a new list compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review, the Boone Hospital was one of just 100 hospitals across the nation to be named among the 100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs.

Announcing the Virginia and Norman Stewart Cancer Center

Boone Hospital Center is excited to announce plans to build the Virginia and Norman Stewart Cancer Center.

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