American Cancer Society
VALPARAISO | Jenna Elder was only 29 when diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago.
MERRILLVILLE | The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday at Hidden Lake Park, 6355 Broadway.
As WCIA-TV evening news anchor Dave Benton shared his own devastating health news with viewers across central Illinois recently, he made it a point to acknowledge cancer is a battle many people and their loved ones face every day.
Unless you've been under a rock or your wallet is $100 lighter, you've had a bucket of ice water dumped on your head in the name of ALS recently. Who knew such a thing would bring such awareness and resources to ALS?
CROWN POINT | South Lake County Relay for Life is hosting its first Bark For Life noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.
“Sitting is the new smoking” has become the new buzz phrase in the ongoing battle of our bulges. Professionals in the physical fitness as well as physical environment disciplines are now adopting this mantra as they seek to get people more active in their daily lives.
HAMMOND | Horseshoe Casino hosted its third annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life this month, raising $10,000 to support the ACS’s mission of saving lives from cancer, and leaving 324 volunteers exhausted, but happy, after walking a combined 2,194 miles inside The Venue.
Daffodils, the floral symbol of "Spring Hope," served as the blooming reminder of a spring tradition for the American Cancer Society's annual Daffodil Days fundraising campaign.
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Daffodils, sold in bundles of 10, raised more than $17 million across the country last year, during the final year of the American Cancer Society's annual Daffodil Day Fundraiser.
American Cancer Society annual Daffodil Days Fundraising Campaign was a 40-year tradition every spring to raise money for research and outreach which ended in 2013.
HAMMOND | As part of its effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society, Tri-Town Relay for Life will host a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive.
PEOTONE | The Relay for Life of Peotone-Beecher-Monee has announced their committee and team meeting schedule for the year leading up to the annual event in July.
HOBART | The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hobart will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at the Board Room at Hobart High School, 2211 East 10th Street, Hobart (Door 1), for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising…
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.
American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk 2013 was held at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso.
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.
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