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2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Mill Valley Relay for Life raises $26,000

In its second year, the Mill Valley Relay for Life raised more than $26,000 for the American Cancer Society, relay chairwoman Eleni Ross announced.

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17 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Report faults New York's anti-smoking plan

The Cancer Action Network at the American Cancer Society analyzed the state's efforts to combat cancer through screenings, tobacco taxes, smoking bans and restrictions on tanning booths.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations

Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

Tomatoes lower prostate cancer risk by one-fifth

In 2014 alone, an estimated 233,000 men will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis, and nearly 30,000 of them will die from the disease.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations, Life, Food, Vegetables

Sat Aug 30, 2014

RecordNET

Unsung hero: Joseph Christopher Alcalde Kost

On top of his extensive involvement with Tracy Boy Scout Troop 515, Joseph Christopher Alcalde Kost is a lector at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Tracy, was a member of the Kimball Classics choral group during his four years at Kimball High, participated in plays and was a member of the Anime Club, and graduated with a Golden State Seal Merit ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tracy, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Charitable Organizations, Stockton, CA

WTNH

The Beatles are featured in Lyman Orchards' 2014 corn maze.

"I've done a couple," Ashley McCorkingdale of Griswold said. "They are all different.

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Related Topix: Middlefield, CT, South Lyme, CT, Charitable Organizations

Osprey Observer

Women's Care Partners With American Cancer Society To Raise Money, Awareness

Gearing up for breast cancer awareness month in October, Women's Care has partnered with the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, an event to raise awareness and funds to end breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Brandon, FL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jeff Coon Brings a Brand New Variety Show Series to Cape May for the Summer

Cape May's own and Philadelphia favorite, Jeff Coon , is co-creating and hosting three unique, cabaret-style variety shows for shore audiences at the Cape May Convention Hall this summer.

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Related Topix: Cape May, NJ, Charitable Organizations, Education Etc.

Business Journal

Honolulu Habitat for Humanity names Jim Murphy executive director

Murphy most recently worked with the American Cancer Society at Hawaii Health Systems, following a move here from Chicago about a year ago.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit

Courier News

Bridgewater goes teal for ovarian cancerBridgewater goes teal for...

Bridgewater goes teal for ovarian cancer Teal ribbons will promote ovarian cancer awareness in Bridgewater Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1tTA4UV Bridgewater is taking the lead in promoting awareness of ovarian cancer by participating in the Turn the Towns Teal campaign during September.

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Pacific Daily News

Honoring canine companions: Bark for Life raises funds for cancer research

Tails will be wagging for the American Cancer Society tomorrow for their annual event honoring the nation's favorite four-legged companions.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Bark for Life event tomorrow in Hag t a

The third annual Bark for Life event will be held from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Plaza de Espaa in Hagta to raise donations for the American Cancer Society.

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Alabama Live

Chicken Salad Chick launches foundation to support cancer research, fight hunger

The foundation is partnering with the American Cancer Society to find a cure and help those affected by the disease, and it will also focus its efforts on ending hunger in America.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Prostate Cancer Know-How

While the American Cancer Society predicts that more than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, outcomes remain positive.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, US Energy Systems, Energy, Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Urology, Lenox Hill Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Publishers' Weekly

Books Offer Spiritual Help in Cancer Fight

More than a million people in the U.S. get cancer each year, according to the American Cancer Society .

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Fitness, Yoga

EurekAlert!

Pilot program aims to improve cancer screening, specialty care in community health centers

Three locations will each receive $100,000 in funding to launch pilot programs to improve colorectal cancer screening rates and follow-up care for patients served by community health centers.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2014

Jeffrey Fashion Cares Atlanta held its annual fundraiser and fashion show Monday evening at the American Cancer Society with the goal of surpassing the $700,000 it raised last year.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Florence office of American Cancer Society closing

Staff and volunteers said they are still working and serving the community. They say they would rather use the money spent on keeping up the office for keeping true to their mission to find a cure.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Madison County, AL, Huntsville, AL

Examiner.com

Atlanta's premiere fashionable and charitable night with Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Atlanta's most stylish and generous residents were on hand last night at the Atrium of the American Cancer Society to see the hottest runway fashion show.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Designers, Givenchy

PennLive.com

American Cancer Society needs volunteers in Hershey/Harrisburg areas

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to fill a number of positions in the Harrisburg and Hershey areas.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations

The Alternative Press

Relay Kicks Of With A Rally in Berkeley Heights, Friday, Sept. 5

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence, and Summit will be holding a Relay Rally on Sept.

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

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