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8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | KAUZ

American Cancer Society Proclamation

Before beginning Tuesday mornings Wichita Falls City Council Meeting, Mayor Glen Barham read a proclamation to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

San Tan Sun News

Chandler Art Walk turns Chalk Walk for Relay for Life April 18

The monthly Downtown Chandler Art Walk is adding some chalk to the mix by hosting the first Chalk Walk on Friday, April 18. The event-which raises funds for the American Cancer Society via Chandler Relay for Life-takes place in the parking lot on San Marcos Place.

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Science, Industry and Business

Chemotherapy before or after surgery for high-risk bladder cancer...

Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Charitable Organizations

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Q&A with AutoNation Mike Jackson: Sharing his views on the state of the auto industry

Boys and Girls Club; United Way; American Cancer Society; past chairman, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale; board member, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Retail, Autonation, Charitable Organizations, Banking, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Financial Services

Cavalier Daily

Finishing the fight against against cancer

The speakers discussed the importance of raising money and participating in events, such as Relay For Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

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Grand Valley Lanthorn

Celebrating, remembering, fighting

More than 1,300 members of the Grand Valley State University community joined together to raise about $72,000 for the American Cancer Society during this year's Relay for Life.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Falcon basketball players raise $2,440 for American Cancer Society

The Falcon Boys Basketball players, coaches and parents held a "Color The Cage" night in January for Cancer Awareness.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Cardinal George celebrates Palm Sunday Mass

Cardinal Francis George wished Catholics across Chicago a prayerful Holy Week Sunday during a Palm Sunday Mass at Holy Name Cathedral, but lamented that he cannot assume as public of a role as he is accustomed to in the days leading up to Easter.

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The Heartland community honors cancer survivors at the Relay for Life

Cancer survivors and families of those who lost their battle with the deadly disease packed the Kirksville Primary School Saturday for an annual movement driven by the American Cancer Society.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Photo Page: Hope Floats

After defeating cancer themselves or coping with a family member or friend who's had the disease, 23 people led by Hope Floats NC founder Kim Tart and her husband Chris, paddled down the Neuse River to raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Patch.com

Marcia Wincel's Husband Lost His Battle to Cancer in 2010, But His Wife Continues Fight

Marcia Wincel is a cancer warrior. The thief stole her husband, Cliff, three years ago when he was only 37. Leukemia claimed their lifelong friend, Gary, 35, the next day after a seven-year battle.

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Oakland Tribune

Carolyn Livengood: American Cancer Society to kick off local 24-hour Relay for Life season

The American Cancer Society, the largest private funder of cancer research in the U.S., will kick off the local, annual 24-hour Relay for Life season from 10 a.m. Apr. 26 to 10 a.m. Apr. 27 at Capuchino High School, 1501 Magnolia Ave., in San Bruno.

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The Wave

Relay for Life at Santa Ana College to raise funds for American Cancer Society programs

Who: Councilman Vincent Sarmiento is this year's honorary event chairman; county Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Mexican Consul Alejandra Garcia Williams will speak at the opening ceremony.

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The Times Bulletin

Cancer survivors and caregivers honored at dinner

Some people do not care to celebrate another birthday, but for a cancer survivor another birthday is a goal.

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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

Naples Daily News

Saturday's Relay for Life will celebrate survivors, raise money for cancer research

Dania Maxwell/Staff Cancer survivors make a first victory lap to kick off the Relay for Life event at Golden Gate Community Center on Friday, April 26, 2013.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WTVM

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Owen Ditchfield officially announced his candidacy for the at-large post on the Muscogee County School Board today, April 10. "This campaign is about one thing, and one thing only: The kids in Owen Ditchfield officially announced his candidacy for the at-large post on the Muscogee County School Board today, April 10. "This campaign is about one ... (more)

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