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Movember comes back to campus

October 30, 2013


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  By Dylan Meyer   The number is 30,090.  This is the number of deaths in the United States from prostate and testicular cancer to date in 2013, according to Cancer.gov. Today, there are 246,510 total cases between these two types of cancer. UW-Whitewater’s fraternity Alpha Sigma...

Mark Liederbach’s fight against cancer

September 14, 2011


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When starting up a student organization on UW-Whitewater’s campus, one has to consider how to balance their classes, homework and free time with their new responsibility. For Mark Liederbach, he had to add cancer treatments to that list. Last November, Liederbach began to notice signs of cancer, and after se...

Raebel defeats cancer

October 27, 2010


Filed under Sports

This Homecoming will be special for AJ Raebel. Actually, all the Homecomings from here on out will be quite special for him. Raebel, who graduated in May 2009, looks at life a little different these days. “I don’t take the little things in life  for granted anymore,” Raebel said. “Just thi...

Raebel has new battle

April 14, 2010


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It wasn’t the news AJ Raebel wanted to hear, but he’s sure not going to stop fighting now. The former two-time All-American linebacker, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer last November, learned last week he will need to have surgery to remove his lymph nodes. “There are days wh...

Vowing to take down cancer

January 27, 2010


Filed under News, Sports

The thought was in AJ Raebel’s mind for nearly eight months. Yet, he tried to put that thought out of his mind and no where near the surface. That is until he had no choice. “The pain got worse,” said Raebel, who last played on the UW-Whitewater football team during the 2007 season when...

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