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Baltimore Color Run Will Benefit Kids With Cancer

Charities are always looking for new ways to energize donors. A colorful twist on an old idea is looking good for the Cool Kids Campaign.

02/19/2013

Kyla’s Hats For A Cause

A little girl is donating hats to kids with cancer. Click on the link for more information.

01/24/2013

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Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent Since 1991

More than a half a million people are predicted to die this year in America from all forms of cancer. Though the overall number is staggering, the predicted deaths are showing a decrease from a high reached in 1991.

01/22/2013

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Univ. Of Md. Placing Last Beam At New Cancer Center

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is laying the last beam at its new $200 million cancer treatment facility.

01/17/2013

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Miss DC Falls Short After Raising Cancer Awareness

Miss District of Columbia Allyn Rose has fallen short in her bid to become Miss America, despite successfully conveying a message about breast cancer prevention.

01/12/2013

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Miss America Contestant From Md. To Undergo Double Mastectomy

Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.

01/11/2013

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Most Cancer Deaths Continue To Drop

Cancer death rates decreased by 1.6 percent from 2000 to 2009.

01/09/2013

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Gifts Hawaii Trip To Teen Cancer Survivor

It’s Make-A-Wish Day, a time when, across the country, the wishes of 64 seriously ill children are granted.

12/14/2012

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Former Ravens Coach Fights Back Against Cancer

A former Ravens coach–now head coach for the Indianapolis Colts–is fighting back against cancer. There is promising news that coach Chuck Pagano is beating leukemia.

11/07/2012

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Study: Patients With Incurable Cancers Believe They’ll Survive

Patients suffering from incurable forms of cancer maintain hope of survival if they are receiving chemotherapy or other treatments for their diseases, despite the deadliness of their illnesses, a new study found.

10/27/2012

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Multivitamins May Help Prevent Cancer

Taking a daily multivitamin for years may lower the risk of cancer.

10/22/2012

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Green Tea & Cancer Prevention: New Clues

Green tea may work to prevent or slow the growth of prostate and breast cancers.

10/22/2012

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