| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person's risk of developing cancer is...
| Dec 6, 2014
Dr. Chand Rohatgi of Nazareth was recently awarded the American Cancer Society St. George National Award, the Society's most prestigious Division volunteer honor. Dr. Rohatgi is one of 19 individuals from across the country who received the award for...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards in Clermont will host "Wine & Chocolate Festival" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the winery, 19239 U.S. Highway 27, north of Clermont.
The outdoor festival will feature an arts-and-crafts...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Thursday brings another Great American Smokeout, an admirable occasion that never did me any good as a cigarette smoker. It didn't help me for a couple reasons: I don't like to join things, and I could never not smoke for more than a couple hours...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:57 PM
School: Nova High in Davie
Hometown: Hallandale Beach
By assisting wounded warriors and their families, Justin is living what he calls "the good life."
"The good life would most likely be...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Eustis' Fire Department will have a dedication and grand opening of its second fire station at 1800 Hicks Ditch Road, which serves north Eustis.
The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. Festivities include a ceremonial raising of the flag and wetting of...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Seminole Classic Casino has raised $12,216 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month through its special events and property-wide initiatives. All proceeds collected were donated to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Evidence is mounting that too many women with early-stage breast cancer are opting for mastectomies instead of having breast-conserving surgeries that offer the same odds of survival.
A new analysis of more than 1.2 million breast cancer patients in the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:29 AM
C's for Cancer, which stands for crafts, cruises, concerts and cancer survivor dinners that benefits the Lake-Sumter Unit of the American Cancer Society, is sponsoring a bus trip to Tarpon Springs on Jan. 6.
Tarpon Springs, a town about 15 minutes north...
| Nov 26, 2014
Jubilant over the 20,000 turnout and exceeding their goals, organizers for South Palm Beach County's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk came together for a wrap party to thank the committee and fundraisers.
"This was our biggest walk yet, and we...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace.
The emotional moment was all for charity, the capstone of a $15,000 fundraising effort by Dr. Lisa Guerra...