American Cancer Society
With the help of about 8,900 Indiana residents, the American Cancer Society has reached its participation goal for an upcoming cancer prevention study.
HEBRON | If pets really do tend to resemble their owners, "Boston" and Jeff Mescal are glaring exceptions.
Through years of practice as a general surgeon — much of it caring for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer — it is clear that there are some general misconceptions about the disease. Who’s at risk? Who should get routine mammograms? I can understand the confusion.
VALPARAISO | Survivors of breast cancer and people with family members who died from the disease crowded Central Park Plaza on Sunday to raise money to continue the strides made in treating breast cancer and battle for a cure.
Hundreds of people walk down Washington Street in Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk.
The American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk took place Sunday afternoon at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso.
As doctors, Gaurav Kumar and Masood Ghouse are on the front lines of the war against lung cancer.
Singer Frankie Valli and actress Tina Louise, who played Ginger on the TV show "Gilligan's Island," crush a giant packet of cigarettes in New York City in this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 1990 promo photo to celebrate the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout.
GARY | U.S. Steel Business Planning Department is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner/Comedy Night Fundraiser from 5:30-11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 7132 Arizona Avenue, Hammond.
MUNSTER | The school colors are red and white, but Munster High School and community businesses are turning blue this month.
HAMMOND │ Seventeen local nonprofit agencies received “three minutes of fame” Wednesday at the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Hammond Marina.
While people use maps to chart a trip's progress, dermatologists are using the same technique to track changes in the human's largest organ.
United Auto Workers Local 551 invites community members to come learn about the union at an upcoming educational event.
Participants and volunteers do a flash-mob style dance Saturday during the opening ceremony of the American Cancer Society's annual Relay For Life at Willowcreek Middle School in Portage.
Cancer survivor Bre Caldwell, 18, left, and Kimberly Wadkins, 16, walk in the American Cancer Society's annual Relay For Life at Willowcreek Middle School in Portage. Wadkins' father died from cancer last year.
VALPARAISO | “Call to the Post” played over the loudspeakers as the competitors eyed each other at the starting line and their handlers tempted them with treats.
Participants in the Dachshund Derby wait for instructions at the starting line at Bark for Life on Saturday in Valparaiso.
Nick Degard, of Portage, gives Gizmo a pep talk just before the start of the Dachshund Derby at Bark for Life on Saturday in Valparaiso. The event was a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
HIGHLAND | Jacob Kosiara has come to know that there is more to life than just baseball.
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