RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

American Cancer Society

A collection of news and information related to American Cancer Society published by this site and its partners.

Top American Cancer Society Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • E-cigarettes create quandry for health insurers, policymakers

    Are e-cigarettes, the popular battery-powered devices marketed as a smoking alternative, tobacco products? How government regulators, insurance companies and customers each answer that question is key to deciding whether e-cigarette users will face...
  • To fight breast cancer, don't burn your bras � burn your pink shirts

    Repeat after me: Bras do not cause breast cancer. That is the conclusion drawn by the American Cancer Society, which was quick to dismiss the idea that wearing a bra increases the risk of breast cancer, following a new study of 1,500 women of various...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Providence volleyball sweeps past Buckley with good cause at forefront

    BURBANK — National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began Wednesday with the first day of October. The Providence High girls' volleyball team kicked off the campaign and became the first local volleyball team to hold a "Dig Pink" fundraising...
  • Breast cancer calendar

    Breast cancer calendar
    Think Pink Zumba Charity Event Zumba party to raise funds for two charities in Maryland assisting women battling with breast cancer: the Red Devils and Sisters Network Inc. Noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Downtown Cultural Arts Center, 401 N. Howard St.,...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 places to get your pink on

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 8 places to get your pink on
    The Fontainebleau Miami Beach resort gets Breast Cancer Awareness Month going as only it can, with a splashy Tuesday night Bleau Goes Pink bash to turn the striking facade of the iconic hotel pink.   Resort president and COO Philip Goldfarb and Susan G....
  • Imag_ne sculpture: fit to be tiled

    Imag_ne sculpture: fit to be tiled
    Just imagine a public-art installation in the center of downtown Boca Raton. It’s not a dream: A 550-pound sculpture of Scrabble tiles spelling out the word “Imag_ne” (the second letter “i” is missing) is scheduled to be...
  • Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70

    Ron Villella, former Pembroke Pines mayor, dies at 70
    Ron Villella, the mayor of Pembroke Pines in the 1970s who left South Florida to work for newly elected Gov. Bob Graham, died Saturday at a hospital from a rare soft tissue cancer that began in his leg, friends said. Mr. Villella, who was most...
  • Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause

    Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause
    Pink may not sound like a particularly masculine color, but in October, a lot of police officers in Leesburg plan to be wearing just that. Their goal isn’t to make a statement about fashion, though. The Leesburg Police Department wants to raise...
  • Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut

    Breast-Cancer-Awareness Events In Connecticut
    St. Francis Breast Health Talks Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....
  • '12 Angry Jurors,' 'Music for Melons' at Sanford's Princess Theater

     '12 Angry Jurors,' 'Music for Melons' at Sanford's Princess Theater
    More and more often, the stage is abuzz with activity at the Princess Theater in downtown Sanford. You might have caught the recent presentation of the musical “Spamalot.” Or maybe the Kristallnacht/Holocaust drama “Witness” last...