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3 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Wigs, hats and hope: Cancer Care Closet helps women feel better

So St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese has their Cancer Care Closet, located in the hospital’s new Healthplex, to help out.

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Related Topix: Breese, IL, Marketing, Charitable Organizations, Clinton County, IL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Editor's notebook: Over the Hill Gang puts charity effort in drive

I continue to be amazed at how many people and groups are doing really good things in the High Desert.

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Related Topix: Apple Valley, CA, Charitable Organizations, Victorville, CA, Ridgecrest, CA, Trona, CA

The Wichita Eagle

Cattle Barona s Ball planned for Kansas Star Arena

A Cattle Baron's Ball to support the American Cancer Society will be held at 6 p.m. May 3 at Kansas Star Arena, 777 Kansas Star Drive in Mulvane.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Mulvane, KS, Wichita, KS

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bayside

Celebrate Friendship at the American Cancer Society Ladies Luncheon

The Wisconsin chapter of the American Cancer Society will hold its 35th Annual Spring Benefit Ladies' Luncheon on Tuesday, May 4th, from 11:00 a.m. to This benefit, one of the Milwaukee area's premier charitable events, has been a successful fundraiser for the American Cancer Society for many years, and all proceeds from the event go toward ... (more)

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Friendship, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Log Cabin Democrat

Lights of Love Brighten the Night

During this year's American Cancer Society Relay For Life, participants will have the chance to remember loved ones and honor those battling cancer with a special luminaria ceremony.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

The Sentinel-Echo

Jail N Bail FUNraiser set for April 30

Each year, the American Cancer Society hosts the Relay for Life to raise funds and draw awareness to this devastating disease that affects nearly every person in some format during their lifetime.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

HON

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study

Body shape -- whether a woman is wide at the waistline -- is not in itself a risk factor for breast cancer, according to a large new study.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

The Salinas Californian

Cancer Group's yard sale set for April 26

As some of her team members unloaded cars and moved more things into her garage for an upcoming garage sale Jennie Conway-Shwaiko took time out to sit down and explain what the fundraiser was all about.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Charitable Organizations, Home Listing, Home, Spreckels, CA, Salinas, CA

WLBT-TV Jackson

Making strides against breast cancer

The Making Strides Breakfast was held this morning at The South in downtown Jackson.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Jackson, MS, Charitable Organizations

Connecticut Post

They were by far the most popular of the baked goods on the table David Patrick had set up in the lobby of the Royal Bank of Scotland building on Lafayette Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Shelton, CT, Bridgeport, CT, Charitable Organizations

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Clearwater Progress

Relay For Life

Last year, inmates from the Idaho Correctional Institution in Orofino ran a "Relay for Life" within the prison walls, raising $300 for the American Cancer Society.

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Related Topix: Orofino, ID, Charitable Organizations, Kamiah, ID, Ketchum, ID

HON

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

Doctors often recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Urology, Charitable Organizations

Hartselle Enquirer

Husband, wife diagnosed with cancer one week apart

Joe and Paula Hardin of Falkville have assumed an active role in fundraising for the American Cancer Society after both were diagnosed with caner one week apart in November 2013.

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Related Topix: Falkville, AL, Charitable Organizations, Hartselle, AL, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Fighting The Good Fight

Cindy Kline, Jacksonville Relay for Life chair, talks to patrons at the Jacksonville Survivors Dinner at the Legacy March 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Cherokee County, TX, Health, Breast Cancer

The Wave

Guest column: Relay for Life offers chance to fight against cancer

More info : Visit relayforlife.org/yorbalindaca , or call Courtney Moeller at the Orange County office of the American Cancer Society at 567-0631 In 2002, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and I was worried.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Packer

Allen Lund Co. raises $63,000 for American Cancer Society

The Allen Lund Co., La Caada, Calif., sponsored and participated in the 14th annual Foothills Relay for Life on April 12-13, helping raise $63,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Marketing

EurekAlert!

Body Mass Index associated with breast cancer, regardless of body shape

April 16, 2014- A study of predominantly white women finds a larger waist circumference is associated with higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but not beyond its contribution to BMI.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Do Good Detroit: American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers

Cancer patients often miss or delay treatments because they do not have access to reliable transportation, but Wayne County residents can help these cancer patients by giving them a life-saving ride.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Charitable Organizations, Detroit, MI

The Evening Sun

Hike for Hope: hikers raise donations for American Cancer Society

This coming June, Janet Thomas will lead a group of hikers on The Great Range Traverse in the Adirondack Mountain range, which 'Backpacker Magazine' ranked as the third most difficult hike in America.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Tri-Cities Jail and Bail is a success

The Tri-Cities Jail and Bail, held at the Cumberland Food City, raised $2,640.91 for the American Cancer Society recently.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Cumberland, KY, Advance Auto Parts, Retail, Auto Parts

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