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American Cancer Society

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  • Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer

    Deerfield H.S. badminton team raises money for cancer
    Membership on the Deerfield High School badminton team is about more than being an athlete. Members have to be part of the community. They have to raise money and donate time, and not just once. The Warriors certainly have met with success on the court...
  • Bands Battling Cancer enters 6th year

    Bands Battling Cancer enters 6th year
    Most 6th-graders spend their time studying for exams, playing in the park or navigating through the adversities of adolescence. Alec Lopata was not like most 6th-graders. Now a junior at Deerfield High School, Lopata is astonished that his concept,...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity

    Hawaii's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • Pa. high school baseball could use a few rule tweaks

    The 2014 high school baseball season has reached its twilight. All but a handful of District 11 teams will be done playing by this morning. While Notre Dame-Green Pond and Parkland can still pursue a state title, most programs are already pointing...
  • Donovan Campbell wins Media Footrace at Calder

    Donovan Campbell wins Media Footrace at Calder
     Donovan Campbell, allegedly a replacement for an injured co-worker, dominated the field Saturday in winning the Media Footrace for Charity at Calder Casino and Race Course.  Campbell, a sportscaster for WSVN-Ch. 7, replaced anchor Diana Diaz, who is...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
  • About Belinda Keiser

    About Belinda Keiser
    As Vice Chancellor of Community Relations and Student Advancement for Keiser University, Belinda Keiser is responsible for media and public relations, student services, employer relations, and charitable giving.  Keiser University is comprised of 17...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Potato Bake and Bunco Event, Relay for Life of Foothills fundraiser, La Crescenta Ave. offramp monthly cleanup

    The La Crescenta Woman’s Club will host an event featuring a potato bake and Bunco at 6 p.m. on Friday at its clubhouse at 4004 La Crescenta Ave. Baked potatoes will be served with all the trimmings as part of a scholarship fundraiser for local...
  • Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang

    Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang
    Andrea Ocampo Haley is a model and actress, a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and an arena host for the Florida Panthers, who flipped that fame into a role as entertainment reporter for CNN En Espaņol. It goes without saying that the Delray Beach...
  • Country star Keith Urban has crowd singing along

    Country star Keith Urban has crowd singing along
    Grammy Award-winning country music star Keith Urban had the black-tie-clad crowd on its feet and singing at the American Cancer Society's annual Discovery Ball on April 26 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. He charmed the crowd of nearly 800 throughout his...
  • New Kent Relay for Life still open for registration, below fundraising goal

    New Kent Relay for Life still open for registration, below fundraising goal
    NEW KENT – The American Cancer Society is less than halfway to its $40,000 fundraising goal for the New Kent County Relay for Life next weekend, which is still open for registration. As of Thursday afternoon, 14 teams and 73 participants had...