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San Clemente Relay for Life returns with new location and format

San Clemente’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life, held in years past at San Clemente High School in July, has a new time, place and format this year. The event will be at Jim Johnson Memorial Park on Saturday, Aug. 26 and will run 10 hours instead of 24. The goal remains the same: to celebrate […]

Relay for Life event in Laguna Niguel raises awareness, funds to combat cancer

Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguel held a joint Relay for Life walk at Niguel Hills Middle School on Saturday, Aug. 20. The annual event aims to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society.

American Cancer Society Yanks Mar-A-Lago Gala

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Earlier today the famed Cleveland Clinic canceled its annual big-ticket fundraiser at Mar-A-Lago over Trump’s campaign to repeal Obamacare and his cuts to federal medical research programs. In the second such blow today, the American...Show More Summary

Higher income individuals more physically active, yet more sedentary

(American Cancer Society) New research finds that higher income individuals are more likely to be 'weekend warriors,' getting most of their activity on only a few days a week.

A metabolic pathway that feeds liver cancer

(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) A little-studied gene may explain how some liver cancer cells obtain the nutrition they need to proliferate, according to new research from the University of Maryland.

How Dangerous are Teflon Pans? (Cookware Therapy Ep. 3)

Resources American Cancer Society info on Teflon and PFOAEnvironmental Working Group chart of Teflon temperaturesRegrettable SubstitutionTIBBS Bioscience Blog on Teflon pans

Colon cancer mortality rates are rising — but mostly for young, white people

Earlier this year, researcher Rebecca Siegel of the American Cancer Society published a startling report showing that colon and rectal cancer incidence is rising among Gen X and millennials while falling in older generations. On Tuesday, after delving further into the data, she and her co-authors...

Spider peptides battle superbugs and cancer

(American Chemical Society) As antibiotic resistance rises and fears over superbugs grow, scientists are looking for new treatment options. One area of focus is antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), which could someday be an alternative to currently prescribed antibiotics, many of which are becoming increasingly useless against some bacteria. Show More Summary

More than $30,000 raised at annual Yorba Linda/Placentia Relay for Life

More than 300 people united to honor cancer survivors, educate participants about healthy lifestyles and raise funds for cancer research during the American Cancer Society’s 15th annual Relay for Life of Yorba Linda/Placentia held over the weekend. Yorba Linda Mayor Peggy Huang shared her breast-cancer survivor story at the opening ceremony on Friday, Aug. 5, […]

Colorectal cancer death rates rising in people under 55

(American Cancer Society) A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades.

Mortality rates are rising for colon cancer — but only for white Americans

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Rebecca Siegel of the American Cancer Society says there appears to be a “a true and perplexing escalation in disease occurrence” of colorectal cancer among white men and women.

Hundreds relay for cancer research in Ladera Ranch

LADERA RANCH – Hundreds of residents walked around Cox Sports Park in an effort to raise money during the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event in Ladera Ranch over the weekend. In addition to those walking laps, the weekend included various other activities, snow cones to combat the heat and performing arts displays. According to […]

Increased ?5?1 integrin could improve tumor cell-killing performance in geriatric patients

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) A new report in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology describes an important step toward developing cancer treatments involving the body's immune system.

Thousands raise funds for cancer research in Lake Forest

LAKE FOREST Thousands of residents throughout Orange County stopped by Lake Forest’s Sports Park and Recreation Center to help raise funds for cancer research through the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life event, Saturday, July 29. Show More Summary

Forum of International Respiratory Societies Continues Grassroots World Lung Cancer Efforts

On World Lung Cancer Day, August 1, the American Thoracic Society and fellow members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) commemorates, celebrates and supports those impacted by lung cancer. FIRS continues to support...Show More Summary

Here is the date and location of the Yorba Linda/Placentia Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society’s 15th annual Relay for Life of Yorba Linda/Placentia is set for Aug. 4 and 5. Teams of walkers will circle a track at Yorba Linda Middle School that Friday and Saturday to honor cancer survivors, educate participants about healthy lifestyles and raise funds for cancer research. Yorba Linda Mayor Peggy Huang […]

Help raise funds for cancer research through Relay for Life Lake Forest

The American Cancer Society will host its annual Relay for Life in Lake Forest from 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29 to 10 a.m. Sunday, July 30 with a goal of raising $42,500 for cancer research. Residents in Lake Forest can volunteer to walk laps or donate to the cause by visiting RelayForLife.org/LakeForestCA. The event takes […]

San Clemente news briefs: Relay for Life, Jazz at the Casa, pet of the week, more

New location for Relay for Life San Clemente’s annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life, traditionally held at San Clemente High School, has a new site this year – Jim Johnson Memorial Sports Park. During the event, set for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, teams will take turns walking around a course […]

Debunking Common Breast Cancer Myths and Misconceptions

last monthNews : The Cutline

Many myths and misconceptions surround breast cancer, the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. In 2017, almost 253,000 new cases will be diagnosed in women, according to the American Cancer Society. Myth: Breast cancer can be caused by antiperspirants, deodorants or underwire bras.

Why Are So Many People Dying from Opiate Overdoses? It's Our Broken Society

Forget the ‘war on drugs’ or laying all blame on pharmas, this epidemic exists because millions live in a world without hope, certainty and structure. The number one killer of Americans under the age of 50 isn’t cancer, or suicide, or road traffic accidents. It’s drug overdoses. Show More Summary

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