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American Cancer Society

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  • Stay alert for breast cancer

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and an opportunity for women to take charge of their health by learning how to detect breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage. Planned Parenthood provides breast cancer education and...
  • A Broward cancer expert on navigating the treatment maze

     A Broward cancer expert on navigating the treatment maze
    In the years that Dr. Nicholas Tranakas has served as Medical Director of Cancer Services for Broward Health and the Comprehensive Breast Center, he's watched the mortality rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer fall sharply. "It's decreased by...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • Uniform retailer supports breast cancer organizations

    Uniform retailer supports breast cancer organizations
    Medical scrub and nursing uniform retailer Uniform Advantage, headquartered in Plantation, is supporting two breast cancer organizations this fall. The nearly 30-year-old company, which sells products online, by catalog and at its 29 stores across...
  • Atlantic Hotel's "Think Pink" packages support breast cancer awareness

    Atlantic Hotel's "Think Pink" packages support breast cancer awareness
    Fort Lauderdale’s Atlantic Hotel & Spa will donate 10 percent of all “Think Pink” package bookings in October to the American Cancer Society to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The package, which starts at $209 per night,...
  • Relay for Life preparations begin in Delray Beach

    Relay for Life preparations begin in Delray Beach
    The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life doesn't take place until May, but preparations are in high gear. Its Oct. 14 kickoff at the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce officially launched the effort. "We're going to get the momentum going,"...
  • Bethesda seminars to discuss all aspects of breast cancer

    Bethesda seminars to discuss all aspects of breast cancer
    Bethesda Women's Health Center will offer a series of panel talks titled "Wrapped Around Breast Cancer: A 360° Approach To Screening, Detection, Nutrition, Holistic Therapies & Survivorship" on Oct. 23. Carol Adami, medical director, Bethesda Women's...
  • Making Strides' doctor talks about no family history

    Making Strides' doctor talks about no family history
    As a breast health specialist at West Boca Diagnostic Imaging, it was a natural fit for Dr. Cheryl Moss-Mellman to step into the role as chairwoman for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer South Palm Beach. The American Cancer Society's walk takes place...
  • Realty group goes pink in honor of agent's mother

    Realty group goes pink in honor of agent's mother
    Lang Realty is gearing up for its annual "In The Pink" campaign to benefit the American Cancer Society. Throughout the month, Lang offices, including the one in Hunters Run, will turn pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the...
  • 11th annual Go Pink, the luncheon, set for Oct. 24

    11th annual Go Pink, the luncheon, set for Oct. 24
    Last-minute tickets were still available for the 11th annual Go Pink luncheon last week, but if the usual sellout happens for the Oct. 24 event, there are always alternatives. "We think it's best to respond early and we always try to accommodate people,...
  • Making Strides walk takes over Mizner Oct. 25

    Making Strides walk takes over Mizner Oct. 25
    As a four-time cancer survivor working for the American Cancer Society, Jones doesn't like to call attention to herself. But her hot pink shoes are symbolic as the community events specialist for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer South...