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American Cancer Society honors Roanoke advocate

As a youngster and teen growing up in Roanoke, Pat Bruce was withdrawn, shy and bashful. Now, says her husband, Jan Bruce, “the biggest mistake you can make is to give her a microphone.” Pat Bruce, no ... read more

American Cancer Society Hope Gala Sept. 22 at Louisville’s Omni Hotel to honor 10 Cure Champions

22 at the Omni Hotel as the American Cancer Society honors the 10 Cure Champions for their contributions ... to raise more than $100,000 to support cancer research, education, advocacy and patient ser... read more

Merritt Martin, 2018 BusinessWoman of the Year honoree

The Tampa Bay Business Journal will honor 27 local businesswomen at this ... Bill Heller, and the director of regional advocacy for The American Cancer Society. In her roles, she assisted with advocac... read more

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American Cancer Society Honors Sterling Resident for Distinguished Volunteer Service

Lynne Peters of Sterling was presented with the American Cancer Society's St. George Award, a prestigious volunteer honor. Pictured here from left ... patient support, legislative advocacy, and event ... read more


American Cancer Society honors Ellen Schafer

co-chair for two years and advocacy chair for seven years. "The volunteers honored with this award have dedicated their time and resources to eliminate cancer as a major health problem," said Robert Y... read more

'We continue to fight': Relay for Life raises nearly $37,000 at event in Elmwood Park

Debbie Tornabene said she’s grateful for the American Cancer Society and events like Relay for Life ... “The money goes towards research, advocacy and patient and family services.” Gonzalez said the o... read more

Nonprofit notes, Aug. 5

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. The event includes a fun run, 5K and 10K, and gives supporters a chance to walk or run in honor or memory of a loved one who has battled cancer. Funds raised will help ... read more

Foster ends tenure as county attorney

That event supports the American Cancer Society and always takes place on the Tuesday before ... clerical staff and the best victim’s advocate anyone could ever ask for,” Foster said in his comments, ... read more

BATH FITTER JOINS THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ON THE HIGHWAY TO HEAL

will partner with the American Cancer Society to sponsor multiple Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks across the country. These walks allow members of the community to, "honor survivors, rememb... read more

Letter: Thank You to Relay For Life Participants from the American Cancer Society

More than 1,300 people participated, raising more than $285,000 for the American Cancer Society's research, education, advocacy, and service programs ... in the opening lap and reception in their hono... read more

Prostate Cancer Advocacy: How to Ask City Halls & Cancer Centers to Light Blue

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for prostate ... prevention and how to minimize risk to young men 2. Honor th... read more

Discovery Ball celebrates decade of fighting cancer

He shared that his brother Scott had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer (he's now cancer-free) and that he wanted to support the evening's fundraising efforts in his brother's honor ... American Ca... read more



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