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    The American Cancer Society is a volunteer-based organization that is present across the United States. Its main purpose is to raise money and awareness about the severity and prevalence of cancer. Cancer education and research is where most of the focus and monetary donations are used for. The American Cancer Society strives to fulfill their goal of “less cancer and more birthdays” across all generations and populations (ACS Inc., 2011). The American Cancer Society began its fight in 1913, starting

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    American Cancer Society & Cancer Treatments

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    The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a community- based voluntary organization that was founded in 1913 by 15 prominent physicians and business leaders in New York City. The American Cancer Society’s mission statement that is displayed on their website states that they are “dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service” (American Cancer Society). With the help

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    Introduction The American Cancer Society’s main concern is assisting people, making profits comes second. The American Cancer Society helps patient’s life by finding cures. “For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer” (American Cancer Society, 2015a). Many people in this world see

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    On April 9th, 2014, The American Cancer Society sponsored Relay For Life in support of people who have battled cancer, who have lost loved ones, and who will continue to fight against the disease. This event was suitable for our Tobacco team because it allowed us to educationally campaign the harmful dangers that are correlated with smoking or chewing tobacco. After several meetings of preparing, our group was able to attend Relay For Life and achieve effective tobacco awareness activities, interactions

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    The American Cancer Society Youth Initiative Cancer Prevention and Youth For the first time in recorded history, children are less healthy than their parents were at the same age. According to the most recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, youth tobacco rates are at an all time high among high school students (28.5%), only 21.4% of youth report eating five servings of fruit and vegetables daily, and only 32.2% of these youth report participation in daily

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    Did you know that over $3 billion has been raised to help find a cure for cancer since 1985? That is almost $100 million dollars a year (RFL)! Have you ever wondered how you can participate and get involved in raising money against cancer? Almost every person in their lifetime is somehow affected by cancer, whether it is through a family member, a friend, or even themselves, and want to know how they can participate in their local community to help find a cure against this deadly disease. Relay For

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    She’s been struggling everyday of her life for the past 10 years; battling and fighting this horrible disease has made it hard on her and her family. The cancer has now metastasized, making it difficult for her to take care of everyday responsibilities and participate in daily activities. Her 13-year-old daughter is watching as her mother suffers and becomes brittle and weak. Nobody wants to experience this great hardship, watching someone you love turn into almost nothing. I believe the concept

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    Getting a Killer Tan

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    understand (Gabrielle Union). Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The most fatal form of skin cancer is melanoma, and each year, more people are getting, and dying from, melanomas (Poncelet). Authors of a new study estimate that the tanning beds cause 388,079 cases of skin cancer each year in the USA--more than twice as many as estimated in earlier analyses. The Food and Drug Administration estimates that about 30 million Americans use indoor tanning beds each year

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    them are cancer. Cancer of the blood is the most common cancer in kids from the ages of 0 to 19 years of age. 1 in 285 kids will be diagnosed with cancer before the reach the age of 20 years old. They really don't understand why children are getting cancer @ a young age. Leukemia & Lymphoma is a cancer of the white blood cell and is produced in the inside of the bones. That causes the white blood cells to fail and not maturing properly. Cancer is one of the most feared sicknesses. Cancer can affect

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    regarding proposed group A. Population Demographics/problem This article by Svavarsdottir & Sigurdardottir (2006) wanted to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of a family-level intervention for parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer. Taken place at a university hospital in Iceland. Most of the families indicated that the intervention was important, helpful, and supportive, but the level of usefulness of the intervention varied. Offering a family-level educational and

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