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4 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Fowlerville Relay reaps nearly $44,000 for researchFowlerville Relay...

Fowlerville Relay reaps nearly $44,000 for research Organizers have a goal of collecting $66,000 for the American Cancer Society by December. Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/community/fowlerville/2014/09/17/fowlerville-relay-reaps-nearly-research/15760007/ Gary Humrich pulls the Country Cousins team mascot around the walking track at the Fowlerville Relay For Life last weekend at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Messenger

Giving back

The inmates at Fort Dodge Correctional Facility had a chance to give back to the community Tuesday at the sixth annual Insiders Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. About 800 of the facility's 1,250 inmates participated in the Insiders Relay, according to Netti Renshaw, associate warden for treatment.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Fort Dodge Correctional Facility, Charitable Organizations

Pocono Record

Big cookie becomes big fun at Kinsley's ShopRite

Jake Moyer, 3, of Kunkletown, decorates a giant cookie on Tuesday for himself and his brother Gage while at Kinsley's ShopRite in Gilbert. Kinsley's featured music, face painting, a pumpkin decorating contest, raffles for free bags of groceries and local celebrity baggers as part of Grocer's Fight Cancer Day.

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Related Topix: Kunkletown, PA, Charitable Organizations

WMBF

Market Common fountains turn teal to raise awareness

Veronica "Ronni" Walker, administrative assistant of Horry County Probate Court and an ovarian cancer survivor, is responsible for the splash of color. According to the American Cancer Society: Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women, accounting for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.

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US News & World Report

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 million in 1971, the American Association for Cancer Research reported Tuesday. These individuals amount to 4 percent of the population and include nearly 380,000 survivors of childhood cancer, according to the association's annual progress report.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Berkeley Heights Relay for Life Kick-Off Rally To Finish the Fight

Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence and Summit held their Relay for Life kick off rally for all that are interested in joining the leadership team and learn more about the partnership between the American Cancer Society and Stand Up 2 Cancer. "The American Cancer Society realizes that this isn't a fight we can win alone," said event chair Linda Weber.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Mountainside, NJ, New Providence, NJ, Summit, NJ, Charitable Organizations

Mon Sep 15, 2014

USA Today

Does the state of man's pate reveal his cancer risk?

Does baldness increase a man's risk of aggressive prostate cancer? A new study says yes, but experts aren't so sure. Does the state of man's pate reveal his cancer risk? Does baldness increase a man's risk of aggressive prostate cancer? A new study says yes, but experts aren't so sure.

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

MLive.com

Saginaw Township Kroger employees organize carnival for breast cancer awareness

A family event taking place Sunday, Sept. 21, in the parking lot of Saginaw Township's Kroger store aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and money for the American Cancer Society.

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GlobeNewswire

Predicting Prostate Cancer: Pitt-Developed Test Identifies New Methods for Treatment

The analysis, published today in the American Journal of Pathology , found that prostate cancer patients who carry certain genetic mutations have a 91 percent chance of their cancer recurring. This research was funded by the National Institutes of Health , American Cancer Society and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute .

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

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Partner With Isabelle Grace Jewelry and Urban Halo to Honor Cancer Fighters

Wearing a pink ribbon has helped to build solidarity between friends, family and strangers who have undergone a battle with cancer. It is an unspoken symbol that bonds strangers and transforms them into and extended family.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

SILive.com

American Cancer Society to host annual Celebration of Hope

The American Cancer Society's annual Celebration of Hope will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Above Rooftop at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield. This year's theme is "Rooftop Rendezvous," and promises an amazing party with great food, drinks and entertainment, along with dancing, raffles/baskets, an auction and some fun surprises.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cleveland.com

Cancer survivorship Q&A: questions, comments fielded in live chat

Our panel - cancer survivor Donna Pinto-Parina; Betsy Kohn of The Gathering Place ; Marla Sustin of University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center ; and Kristen Wedzikowski of the American Cancer Society - took time out to participate in our hour-long live chat on Thursday. They also got an assist from Dr. Joanna Brell, associate cancer center director for clinical research at MetroHealth Medical Center , who shared her expertise.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Liver Cancer

LaGrange Daily News

Survivor shares story after proclamation for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Mayor Jim Thornton issued a proclamation to ovarian cancer survivor Sylvia Evans, center, declaring September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Charitable Organizations

The Eagle

Making Strides Cancer Walk set

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast CancerA four-mile fundraising walk at Castleton State College, on Sunday, Oct. 26, will help the society do the most for people with breast cancer now to end the disease tomorrow. "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer unites us to walk together as the most powerful force to end breast cancer," said Michele Almeida, American Cancer Society event staff partner.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Kiwanis, Jeep owners aid Cancer Society

Downtown Kiwanis President-Elect John Oliver presented Tom Dolan of the American Cancer Society a check for $305.

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Daily Press & Argus

Fowlerville Relay For Life goal: $66KFowlerville Relay For Life goal: ...

Fowlerville Relay For Life goal: $66K The ninth annual Fowlerville Relay For Life steps off at noon Saturday. Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/community/fowlerville/2014/09/11/fowlerville-relay-life-goal-k/15431591/ Dozens of American Cancer Society flags flutter in the breezes near a large sign bearing the word "hope" during the 2008 Fowlervile Relay For Life.

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Related Topix: Fowlerville, MI, Charitable Organizations, Crystal, MI, Midland, MI

Foster's Daily Democrat

HRCU a Crusadersa raise $10g for American Cancer Society

Members of the HRCU Crusaders donate a check for $10,000 to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraiser. ROCHESTER - Holy Rosary Credit Union recently made a $10,000 donation to the Relay for Life, an annual awareness event and fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Collin Raye will sing at Cattle Barons Ball and raise money for the American Cancer Society

When Collin Raye is feeling brave, he switches on a country radio station. In the past couple of years, he's shuddered at what he's heard: Songs about a cowboy and his truck.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

American Cancer Society Receives a Sizeable Donation from Eastern Shipbuilding Group

The first check was for $18,400 from Eastern Shipbuilding's Annual Golf Tournament. Back in 1999 was the first year Eastern Shipbuilding Group held it's golf tournament and every year since they have been making strides in their numbers.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Melissa F. Busley appointed to the American Cancer Society Portland Board of Directors

Dunn Carney is pleased to announce that estate planning attorney Melissa F. Busley was appointed to the Portland Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society. A cancer survivor herself, Melissa appreciates the work of the American Cancer Society and has volunteered with the organization since 2007 to work on their local annual fundraising gala the Portland Hope Ball, serving as the Chair of the event in 2012 and 2013.

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