Stories tagged with: The American Cancer Society

September 22, 2015 - 3:42pm
20 weeks 4 days ago

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States, and other than skin cancer, is the second leading cause of death.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The American Cancer Society is asking the community to come together to finish the fight. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K is back in Zanesville on October 10.

"This is the second year, last year we had over 650 participants and we raised right around $28,000 last year, we...

September 9, 2014 - 5:17pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

The American Cancer Society is hosting a walk at the OU Zanesville campus October 18th.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk aims to raise money for cancer research. The goal of the walk is to raise money to aid in research to cure the disease. WHIZ is the media sponsor for the event and we spoke to our own Sara Shallcross about the walk.

"Unfortunately a lot of people are affected by breast cancer whether it be a friend, a family, a mom or someone that you know; a...

April 6, 2013 - 4:46pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

Residents from all over Muskingum County walked the the track at the Franklin Local Track Complex to give cancer the boot.

"Our mini Relay is just an abbreviated event. We are considered a team at the Muskingum County Relay for Life and this is how we choose to raise our money for that main relay," said Lu Ann Gatewood of the Franklin Local School District.

Local Boy Scouts and Girl Scout troops, students from Roseville, Philo and Duncan Falls, as well as members of the...

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