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American Cancer Society

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  • Breast cancer awareness effort set to paint the TownMall pink

    On Saturday, Oct. 6, TownMall of Westminster will host Paint TownMall Pink, an event aimed at raising awareness of breast cancer treatment and prevention. The event will take place at Center Court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The organizations sponsoring...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong: Not a lost cause

    Lance Armstrong: Not a lost cause
    Earlier this month, Lance Armstrong participated in a triathlon in Columbia, benefiting the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. Despite some poor weather, the event was an overwhelming success. People turned out in droves to watch Mr. Armstrong compete...