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Cancer Coalition looking forward to a successful year

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Cancer Coalition of South Georgia is looking forward to a successful new year. Leaders say they provided healthcare screenings to thousands of South Georgians in 2013, helping them get detect cancer early when it can be treated successfully.     

This year, they plan to reach out to more schools throughout the region to educate students about the dangers of smoking and why they should maintain a healthy lifestyle.

"We're working to make all the school districts 100% tobacco free, in this past year, we were successful in Early county being 100% tobacco free and right now we are working in Lee Co to make it tobacco free," said Dianne Fletcher, CEO, Cancer Coalition of South Georgia.     

The cancer coalition is a non-profit. To find out how you can make a donation visit http://www.sgacancer.org/

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