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Cancer Crusader

Like many around the world, John Seffrin is no stranger to the personal toll that cancer can take. His grandmother, who lived with his family, died of colon cancer when he was 10. His mother died of cancer. And his wife of 46 years is a breast cancer survivor. Unlike many, though, Seffrin has taken his experience from the personal to the professional. He is head of the American Cancer Society. Read more...

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