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Two women inside a car talking to each other

Volunteer to Drive

Every day cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there.

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Check out the Relay For Life logo on the North Pole with Doug Thompson.

North Carolina runner takes Relay to the North Pole

North Carolina oncologist Doug Thompson recently completed the North Pole Marathon.

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Rebecca Neu wearing a pink shirt that says save the ta-tas

Three-Time Survivor and Delaware Jewelry Maker Gives Back with Bling

Rebecca Neu, a three-time cancer survivor has been waging a personal battle against cancer since 1985.

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Robert Schechner of Raleigh Honored by American Cancer Society for Lifetime of Distinguished Service

Robert Schechner of Raleigh, N.C., was recently honored with the American Cancer Society’s St. George National Award for outstanding service to the community in support of the Society's mission to combat cancer.

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American Cancer Society receives Walmart Foundation Grant to Increase Access to Breast and Colon Cancer Screenings in Underserved Communities

The American Cancer Society is the recipient of a two-million dollar grant from The Walmart Foundation to set up community health advisors in select underserved communities. The grant will provide $300,000 each to increase access to breast cancer screening for African American women in three communities – Jackson, Miss. (Hinds and Madison Counties); Minneapolis, Minn.; and Portsmouth, Va. In addition, 30 communities* across the country will each benefit from $30,000 grants to support existing community health advisor programs for breast and colon cancer screening.

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