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Personal Experience with Cancer and Chance Meeting with American Cancer Society Volunteer Leads to Providing Cancer Patients with Rides on Their Road To Recovery

Fred Brown says the death of his wife from cancer in 2010 and a chance meeting with a volunteer driver with the American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery led to Brown becoming a Road driver himself. Road To Recovery volunteer drivers provide cancer patients with free rides to … [Read More...]

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American Cancer Society Road To Recovery Volunteer Dedicated to Helping Cancer Patients in Her Community Get to Regular Treatment

Cancer survivor Patty Whiten says she was surprised when she found out that many cancer patients are in desperate need of rides to and from their regular cancer treatment. The Jefferson, Georgia resident says it was an eye-opening experience to learn that many patients do not … [Read More...]

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Duke Cancer Institute Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of Eighth Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Raleigh

Raleigh/Durham, N.C. – August 1, 2014— The American Cancer Society has named the Duke Cancer Institute presenting sponsor of the upcoming eighth annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Raleigh. The fundraising event, slated to take place Saturday, October 4, at … [Read More...]

Cancer Survivorship Conference Works to Create Effective Models for Survivor Care

ATLANTA (June 13, 2014) – More than 500 cancer experts will gather in Atlanta next week to address the hurdles and challenges that cancer survivors face after treatment and the need for improved integration of survivorship care. The 7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research … [Read More...]

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Pansy Yates (left) American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer, holds out hope at a community candlelight vigil that federal funding will be restored to potentially lifesaving cancer research. Yates and others are asking Congress to end sequestration which has dealt devastating blows to cancer research centers and cancer prevention and screening programs across the country. Also pictured, Beth Johnson of ACS CAN (right).

Cancer Researchers, Patients, Survivors Ask Congress for Hope This Holiday Season

Rock Hill, S.C. – December 1, 2013 – Community members joined together, Tuesday, to light a candle for friends and family members diagnosed with cancer.  But this vigil isn’t about remembering the past, it’s about hope for the … [Read More...]

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Duke Cancer Institute Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of Eighth Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Raleigh

Raleigh/Durham, N.C. – August 1, 2014— The American Cancer Society has named the Duke Cancer Institute presenting sponsor of the upcoming eighth annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Raleigh. The fundraising event, slated … [Read More...]

Cancer Survivorship Conference Works to Create Effective Models for Survivor Care

ATLANTA (June 13, 2014) – More than 500 cancer experts will gather in Atlanta next week to address the hurdles and challenges that cancer survivors face after treatment and the need for improved integration of survivorship care. The … [Read More...]

Personal Experience with Cancer and Chance Meeting with American Cancer Society Volunteer Leads to Providing Cancer Patients with Rides on Their Road To Recovery

Fred Brown says the death of his wife from cancer in 2010 and a chance meeting with a volunteer driver with the American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery led to Brown becoming a Road driver himself. Road To Recovery volunteer drivers … [Read More...]