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24 min ago | The Times-Picayune
Mandeville Elementary School students recently participated in Relay Recess, an American Cancer Society program that helps bring Relay for Life to children.
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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog
A new review says palliative care's association with end of life has created an "identity problem" that means the majority of patients facing a serious illness do not benefit from treatment of the physical and psychological symptoms that occur throughout their disease.
5 hrs ago | Medical News Today
More than 50 per cent of Chinese men smoke cigarettes, placing hundreds of millions at serious risk for heart disease , cancer , other lung diseases, and many more serious illnesses, according to the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation , co-publishers of The Tobacco Atlas - 4th Edition Representatives from China Centers for Disease ... (more)
Millions of American workers, including abrasive blasters and construction laborers, could benefit from a federal proposal to limit silica exposure on the job, concludes a new study published by the American Cancer Society.
Lack of government money is forcing talented scientists away from their work against cancer just as the obesity epidemic is counteracting medical gains against the disease, a national health official said Thursday in Sioux Falls.
Jimmy Backes and Charlie Swanson, both ACE teachers at Resurrection Catholic School, sponsored a "No-Shave November" fundraiser for The American Cancer Society.
A former American Cancer Society worker will spend the holidays in jail after pleading guilty in Pender County to embezzling nearly $70,000 from the society.
Re-examination of data from four large studies of the benefits and harms of mammography screening shows that the benefits are more consistent across these studies than previously understood and that all the studies indicate a substantial reduction in breast cancer mortality with screening, according to results presented here at the 2013 San Antonio ... (more)
A former American Cancer Society worker is heading to jail after admitting this morning she stole money from the charity.
PENDER COUNTY, NC A former employee with the American Cancer Society accused of taking money from the organization is expected to appear in court Wednesday morning.
Two new developments received the green light Monday that will add new single-family homes and apartments to downtown Macon.
Festive holiday cocktails, eggnog in the punch bowl or a toast to the New Year can be fun traditions this time of year, but they also can mean a bit more drinking than usual for many people.
For centuries, silica has been known to cause lung disease . Evidence that silica causes lung cancer has been more recent, accumulating over the last several decades.
Unfortunately, almost everyone has been touched by the life-altering disease of cancer.
Smokers who have a CT scan to check for lung cancer stand a nearly one-in-five chance that doctors will find and potentially treat a tumor that would not have caused illness or death, researchers report.