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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

American Cancer Society dings Oregon for tobacco and anti-cancer policies

It says Oregon is falling short in areas like tobacco taxes, tobacco prevention efforts, restrictions on indoor tanning devices and funding of breast and cervical cancer screening.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Charitable Organizations, Healthcare Law, Law

16 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Relay for Life of Lincoln County's future in question

Debbie and David Pacheco. Relay for Life of Lincoln County will honor Debbie Pacheco, who lost her battle with breast cancer on Friday.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NM, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Charitable Organizations, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSFY

American Cancer Society advocates tanning bed ban for kids under 18

A new report from the American Cancer Society said cancer prevention in South Dakota lags behind other states.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Family, Kids, Dubuque, IA

KSFY

American Cancer Society sees South Dakota legislators as the key to spread awareness

South Dakota ranks high in many areas, but the American Cancer Society says the state falls short when it comes to fighting cancer.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Sioux Falls, SD, Healthcare Law, Law

KSFY

Hoven's temporary school is ready for the school year

It's been 3 months since a devastating fire destroyed Hoven's high school, but all summer long faculty and staff have been determined to keep Hoven's students in Hoven for this school year.

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Related Topix: Hoven, SD, Home Listing, Home, Charitable Organizations

WKSU-FM Kent

Ohio gets bad policy ratings from the American Cancer Society

Ohio is falling behind on strong cancer-prevention policies, according to a new report from a leading cancer-fighting organization.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, US Governors, John Kasich

WNDU-TV South Bend

City By City Report for August 21, 2014

You can "Dance for the Cure" at the Dan O'Day Dance Studio this Saturday. It's a benefit for the American Cancer Society from 7 to 10 p.m. There is a minimum donation of $30 at the door.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Mishawaka, IN, Starke County, IN, South Bend, IN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WIFR

Cancer Centers Expanding Due to More Patients

Many of us probably know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer in recent years.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

HON

Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice

Researchers working with mice are using Botox to try to combat stomach cancer by silencing nerves that connect to tumors.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

CNN

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life

The 2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life season will begin on September 1, 2014 and will continue until October 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Charitable Organizations, Lung Cancer

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

ACS helps patients 'Look Good, Feel Better'

Faye McBride of Metropolis, Illinois, is not one to wear makeup regularly, but she decided to attend the Look Good, Feel Good session Monday at Baptist Health Paducah anyway.

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Related Topix: Metropolis, IL, Medicine, Cancer, Charitable Organizations

The Daily Record

Letter: Program helps cancer victims get rides

Someone, somewhere just heard those three life-changing words "you have cancer."

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hometown News Daily

Helen J. Julian, 84, Vincennes

Helen retired from the Crane Naval Base as a computer programmer. She was a devoted daughter, mother, sister, and grandmother.

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Related Topix: Vincennes, IN, Knox County, IN, Charitable Organizations

WHO-TV Des Moines

Coaches vs. Cancer Raising Money for American Cancer Society

Cancer has touched Coach McCaffery's family recently. His son, Pat, has thyroid cancer.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Thyroid Cancer, Health

The Coastal Courier

Drivers needed for cancer patients

To ensure cancer patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Georgia

TMCnet

ITEXPO Highlights the Changing Role of IT

It is difficult to say what was the single most interesting take-away of the event.

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Related Topix: CIO News, Charitable Organizations

Sun Aug 17, 2014

PennLive.com

The fourth annual Farm to Table dinner to aid American Cancer Society: photo gallery

The fourth annual Farm to Table Dinner was held at Strites' Orchard Farm Market in Lower Swatara Township on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Nutrition Facts Every Cancer Survivor Should Know About

According to the 2011 American Cancer Society estimates, 17 people are diagnosed with cancer each week in Chautauqua County indicating that most of us know someone in our circle of family, friends and neighbors who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Charitable Organizations, Chautauqua County, NY, Oncology

The Macon Telegraph

Gris: More than just a ride

Although the folks riding shotgun don’t have their hands on the steering wheel, Jim Buff will let them steer the conversation down the road.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Monroe County, GA, Monroe, GA, Walton County, GA, Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cleveland.com

Indians ticket-sales will benefit American Cancer Society: Lyndhurst morning links

A portion of Indians ticket sales on September 7 will go toward the American Cancer Society, there's a health fair at Legacy Village Saturday and the Partnership on Aging is hosting a seminar on holistic health next month - these are a few of the upcoming events in Lyndhurst.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Holistic Health, Ohio

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