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American Cancer Society

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  • Restaurants auction specialties to benefit cancer research

    Restaurants auction specialties to benefit cancer research
    The upcoming chefs' auction in Orland Park is an opportunity to sample fare from a dozen restaurants under one roof, win a special prize and raise money for charity. The Village of Orland Park is partnering with the American Cancer Society to present...
  • Health risks for police using radar guns?

    Q: Your recent column on local police being prohibited from using radar for speed monitoring was interesting and brought another aspect of that subject to mind. Years ago an area woman established a scholarship fund for children of state police in...
  • Enjoy soy: Most warnings about thus 'near perfect' food are pure myth

    Soy is a near-perfect food, with rich sources of high-quality protein, fiber, and 12 essential nutrients. As a result, it's one of the most widely studied foods on the planet, and also one of the most controversial: A number of health scares about soy...
  • Silver Cross speeds lung cancer treatment

    Silver Cross speeds lung cancer treatment
    Doctors at Silver Cross Hospital are pooling their expertise to help evaluate and plan a course of treatment for patients with lung cancer in hours instead of weeks. Speedy diagnosis and treatment is especially important, according to specialists who...
  • Naperville Marathon registration opens

     Naperville Marathon registration opens
    Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace. General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
  • Pedaling for a cause

    Pedaling for a cause
    Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States. He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a...
  • Community: Society warms up for its upcoming relay race

    Community: Society warms up for its upcoming relay race
    Teams gathered to register for the 11th annual Relay for Life of Burbank during a kickoff celebration at the American Cancer Society in Burbank. There were raffle prizes, refreshments and the Discovery Shop thrift store remained open so bargain hunters...
  • Theme parks' creative types set for Friday forum

    Theme parks' creative types set for Friday forum
    Twelve designers, writers, directors and other theme park creative types will gather for the fourth annual Entertainment Designers Forum on Friday. The event features two separate panels that will chat about design philosophies and styles. Q&As will...
  • Extended Stay hotels contribute rooms to cancer patients

    Extended Stay hotels contribute rooms to cancer patients
    The hotel chain Extended Stay America is partnering with the American Cancer Society to provide free and discounted rooms cancer patients being treated away from home. The chain will offer 40,000 rooms to patients and caregivers, including half of...
  • Fund cancer screenings

    We know that cancer screenings save lives. Detecting cancer early increases the chances of successful treatment, improves survival rates and cuts overall medical costs. Unfortunately, thousands of uninsured and underinsured women in Illinois are in danger...
  • Virginia Cancer Plan urges prevention, screenings

    Virginia Cancer Plan urges prevention, screenings
    The five-year Virginia Cancer Plan, 2013-2017, released last week by the Richmond-based nonprofit Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia, sets goals and strategies for the early detection and treatment of the disease, along with reducing preventable...