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More than 600 BC residents have gone to the US for cancer care

Richard Mearow had already endured many hardships before he was diagnosed with prostate cancer last August. The elder of the Fort Nelson First Nation buried his daughter Tracy in 2022. Last year, he lost his wife of 30 years, Edda, and his mother, Mary. When Mearow’s doctor told him he could receive radiation therapy more quickly in Bellingham, Washington, about …

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