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A cancer patients holds the tubes that funnel chemotherapy drugs into his body at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center June 17, 2003 in Fayetteville, N.C. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

American Cancer Society Seeking Volunteers For New Study

The American Cancer Society wants you! It’s looking for 300,000 volunteers between the ages of 30 and 65, and who are cancer-free, to enroll in a 20-year study that seeks to answer the question, “what causes cancer?”

07/17/2013

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How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular Activities

Help your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.

01/16/2013

Cancer Report

Illinois Gets Mixed Reviews For Efforts In Fighting Cancer

The American Cancer Society is out with its annual report, showing how states are doing in the fight to prevent cancer.

WBBM Newsradio–08/09/2012

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American Cancer Society Awards $250,000 To Fight Obesity

The American Cancer Society is awarding $250,000 in anti-obesity grants to help children learn to think healthy at a younger age.

WBBM Newsradio–03/13/2012

A cancer patients holds the tubes that funnel chemotherapy drugs into his body at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center June 17, 2003 in Fayetteville, N.C. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Fewer Deaths From Cancer, But Obesity Increases Risk

If you are overweight, you might be at risk for specific cancer cases, but as the American Cancer Society announced Wednesday, the more common cancer groups are on the decline.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012