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  • Weston Relay for Life kickoff party planned

    Weston Relay for Life kickoff party planned
    Preparations for the 2015 Relay for Life of Weston are kicking off with a party at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 at the aLaya Spa in the Bonaventure Resort, 250 Racquet Club Road. The resort, along with Billy Beck's BB3 Training Center, will host a series of...
  • Students join to fight cancer

    Students join to fight cancer
    Alabang, Philippines remains a place 15-year-old Dannah De Jesus won’t forget. That’s where she met her childhood friend, or as Dannah says, her sister. But that time with her sister was short-lived. Dannah remembers seeing her friend,...
  • Allentown's Jessica Sargent runs to raise awareness of esophageal cancer

    Allentown resident Jessica Sargent will be one of more than 30,000 runners taking part in Sunday's 39th Annual Marine Corps Marathon, taking place in and around Washington, D.C. The event serves as more than just a marathon to Sargent. It will be a...
  • Rhonda Swan: Breast cancer awareness? Better to talk prevention

    Rhonda Swan: Breast cancer awareness? Better to talk prevention
    Every time I've gone grocery shopping this month, a smiling cashier donned in a bright pink shirt has asked if I want to donate to breast cancer research. Each time my answer has been no. It's not that I don't care about the millions around the...
  • 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...
  • 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...