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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As a youngster and teen growing up in Roanoke, Pat Bruce was withdrawn, shy and bashful.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

ASHG honors Mary-Claire King with ASHG Advocacy Award

as the 2018 recipient of the Advocacy Award. Dr. King is American Cancer Society Professor of Medicine and Genome Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. This award honors individuals or ... read more

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

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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


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

Relay For Life remembers, honors those with cancer

The event is the major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society to provide services for cancer patients, fund research and honor those who’ve survived ... Locally, the event started in 1998, accordi... read more

The "Mother of Relay For Life" has died

The American Cancer Society has announced that Pat Flynn ... a person's race into account to encourage diversity in admissions. A nonprofit auto safety advocacy group is asking Ford to recall 1.35 mil... read more

American Cancer Society announces Relay for Life

JUNEAU - Walkers go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. This celebration of life ... Highlighting the evening is the luminaria ceremony h... read more

Relay for Life brings in thousands of $$ to fight cancer

Later in the evening, the luminaria ceremony honors the memories of those lost to ... Proceeds raised by the event will be used by the American Cancer Society for its research, advocacy and patient se... 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

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