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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As a youngster and teen growing up in Roanoke, Pat Bruce was withdrawn, shy and bashful.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 Pat Bruce, no longer withdrawn, said that “Mr. Bruce” and ... read more

Cancer Action Network honors Kooyenga

BROOKFIELD — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ... with its Wisconsin Distinguished Advocacy Award for his significant contributions to the fight against cancer. Kooyenga, center, received the honor for introducing legislation to ensure ... read more

Romulus honors its own Hometown Heroes, including lifesavers, young veterans advocate

The list of honorees are as follows: • Veterans Advocate Award – Kayla Leonard ... the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. • Educator Award – Julie Wadsworth, a teacher at Barth Elementary School, who was recognized for going ... 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 engagement. She began her involvement with the American ... read more

For some, Boardman Relay for Life is beacon of hope

Luminarias to honor loved ones with cancer lined the ... The relay raises money for the American Cancer Society. The funds go toward research for a cure, educational advocacy and programs, including transportation for patients, said committee member ... read more

Pageant will honor memory of Ms. Vacaville

... chose to become more vocal about cancer and advocate for a cure. She joined several organizations and entered the annual Fiesta Days pageant. She was a board member for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network and attended its lobby day ... read more

American Skin Association Honors Outstanding Researchers During Annual Meeting of The Society for Investigative Dermatology

Norris, MD, Chair of American Skin ... families, advocates, physicians and scientists, and has evolved over thirty-one years into a leading force in efforts to defeat melanoma, skin cancer and important inflammatory and genetic skin diseases. read more

Relay steps up in cancer fight

“It’s a great way to remember and honor ... The American Cancer Society will use the money to support patient services, a cancer hotline at 1-800-227-2345, educational programs about the disease, research at top universities, and advocacy activities ... read more

Delores Beisner retires from Cancer Association of Darke County

DARKE COUNTY – After serving 22 years on the Cancer Association of Darke County Board of Directors, Delores Beisner recently retired. “It is an honor have served ... and is not affiliated with the American Cancer Society. It currently is enlisting ... read more

Collinsville historian receives lifetime achievement award from state historical society

Pour is a member of the St. Clair County Leadership Council and a lead advocacy constituent team volunteer for the Cancer Action Network. The St. George National Award is one of the American Cancer Society's most prestigious honors for volunteers. read more


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