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American Cancer Society

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  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting

    Program on frogs promises to be ribbiting
    Frogs are an integral part of the food web and tadpoles keep waterways clean by feeding on algae. Steve Johnson, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation at the University of Florida, will present "Ribbets, Croaks, Tadpoles and Frogs" at...
  • Wear your cowboy boots, diamonds to Cattle Barons' Ball

    Wear your cowboy boots, diamonds to Cattle Barons' Ball
    Break out your fancy cowboy boots and jeans and polish up your diamonds for the Lake Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society's 12th annual Cattle Barons' Ball set for Sept. 27 at Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road in Weirsdale. This year the...
  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    MONDAYAUGUST 18 BETHLEHEM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host the Walla Gazoo Golf Tournament at noon at Bethlehem Golf Club, 400 Illick's Mill Road. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Award presentation and clambake to follow. Registration: 610-739-1510....
  • Larry Burch Memorial Golf Tournament raises $9,700 for the American Cancer Society

    Larry Burch Memorial Golf Tournament raises $9,700 for the American Cancer Society
    WEST POINT — The organizers of the Larry Burch Memorial Golf Tournament and family of Larry Burch would like to thank everyone who supported the fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 2, especially the golfers, volunteers, sponsors, and the Country...
  • Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds

    Even cancer isn't enough to get many smokers to quit, study finds
    There’s nothing like a serious health scare to convince smokers to kick the habit, but new research finds that nearly 1 in 10 cancer survivors is still smoking nine years after their diagnosis. The 9.3% smoking rate among American cancer survivors...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford County Residents Needed To Join In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
  • Keeping the risk of skin cancer at bay

    For many, summertime means beaches, tans and sun-bathing. However, it can also be a time of increased risk for skin cancer. As people grab their umbrellas and flip flops and head for the beach, many are unaware of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun's...
  • Obituaries

    Rev. E. Joseph "Joe" Hulse, 84, of Reisterstown The Rev. E. Joseph "Joe" Hulse, 84, of Reisterstown passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Cypress Creek Assisted Living in Ruskin, Fla. The family will receive friends at All Saints Episcopal Church...
  • Study: Mammograms can find cancer at earlier stages in older women

    SEATTLE When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it's more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry. Dr. Henry Kaplan of...
  • Thumbs up and thumbs down

    Thumbs up to Sykesville Police Chief Michael Spaulding for holding his first "Coffee with a Cop" at the French Twist Café on Wednesday. The event provides a way for citizens to have a little personal time with law enforcement to discuss issues in the...
  • Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers

    Dist. 203 residents speak out against cell towers
    Naperville-area residents are urging District 203 to hang up on a proposal that would place cellular transmission towers on the properties of two junior high schools. AT&T Wireless approached school officials last November with a plan to install...