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American Cancer Society

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  • Howard County health briefs

    Look good, feel better The free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
  • Harford County participants sought for landmark cancer study starting in Nov.

    As the American Cancer Society plans to recruit 500 people who live or work in the Harford County area, it has scheduled enrollment for Nov. 7-11. What if you could prevent even one family member from hearing the words: "You have cancer?" The American...
  • Columbia Mall sponsors breast cancer awareness sale this weekend

    Columbia Mall sponsors breast cancer awareness sale this weekend
    The Mall in Columbia is inviting customers to "Think Pink" this weekend and support the American Cancer Sociery's mission against breast cancer. On Saturday, Oct. 6 and Sunday, Oct. 7, the mall is offering shoppers who donate to the American Cancer...
  • Ellicott City

    'Flowers for Algernon' Mount Hebron High School presents its fall production of Daniel Keyes' novel at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 15-17, at 9440 Route 99. Tickets and information: 410-313-2880. Luncheon Glen Mar United Methodist Church...
  • Five churches unite voices in benefit choir concert

    Don't miss the music! It's heaven sent! Choirs from five Howard County churches — Bethel Baptist, Bethany United Methodist, Glenelg United Methodist, Glen Mar United Methodist and Linden-Linthicum United Methodist — and the Lyric Brass Quintet...
  • Highland/Fulton: Reservoir High stages Hitchcock's 'The 39 Steps'

    "The 39 Steps", a hilarious slapstick comedy based on the Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name, is being performed at Reservoir High School by the drama department on Nov. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium and, then again on Nov. 17 at 2 and 7 p.m....
  • Clarksville: Firefighters invite you to breakfast and to Pizza with Santa

    The 5th District Volunteer Fire Department in Clarksville is once again holding Country Breakfasts in the Ten Oaks Ballroom at the station house. The next one is coming up Sunday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. until noon. There's always plenty of food and room...
  • Ellicott City: Ciniero family ships holiday happiness to a needy town

    Andrea Ciniero ends her emails with the tag line "Practice random acts of kindness." It's appropriate for this mom, who along with her family have been doing just that for almost two decades. For the past 15 years, Andrea Ciniero and her family have...
  • Bringing down the cost of oral chemotherapy

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
  • Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment

    Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment
    If there ever was a right time to be diagnosed with breast cancer, Beth Thompson found one. In February 2006, the pea-size tumor in her right breast was too small for a clinical trial of Herceptin, a targeted therapy that had proved effective in advanced...
  • American Cancer Society kicks off new study at Mountain Christian Church

    American Cancer Society kicks off new study at Mountain Christian Church
    About 100 people attended an event Tuesday morning held by the American Cancer Society, kicking off enrollment for a cancer prevention study. The study, ACS says, will help researchers better understand various factors, such as genetics, environment...
  • About Faces thinks pink to aid American Cancer Society

    During October, all locations of About Faces, including sites at 110 W. Timonium Road, Timonium, and 894 Kenilworth Drive, Towson, are offering pink hair extensions for $10 each, with proceeds being donated to the American Cancer Society. Participants...