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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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    Benefits of Recreation in Society and on the Body Recreation ========== We've all heard it before, "Personal recreational activities involves those actions that relax, refresh, and rejuvenate us" - yet how much do we truly gain from these activities? Recreation is a healthy part of each individual's own life and can be enjoyed by everyone. The benefits of recreation are not only positive to the community of today, but to the society of tomorrow. The positive outlook on recreation

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    Cancer

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    REVIEW Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. According to World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is a leading of death worldwide claimed for 8.2 million deaths in 2012. There are more than 100 different types of cancer thus most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start. All cancers begin in cells, the body's basic unit of life. To understand cancer, it's helpful to know what happens when normal cells become cancer cells

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    Cancer is Taking Over In 2008, 7.6 million people died of cancer globally, which equates to 21,000 cancer deaths a day. By 2030, 21.4 million new cancer cases are expected to occur globally with 13.2 million cancer deaths. With those numbers being so high, it’s bad. We need to know what is bad for us that causes cancer and another is know where to go if you or anyone else is in need of some help if you have cancer as well. You're not alone if you go out and look for the right place to go if you

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    Causes Of Liver Cancer

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    Liver cancer is an ongoing problem in America. According to the Center for Disease Control(CDC), “Rates of the new liver cancer went up 38% from 2003 to 2012”. I have picked this type of cancer because my grandfather recently passed away due to this cancer and I wanted to learn more about it. There are many causes of this type of cancer and many people can get this cancer regardless of how healthy they are. Some of the main causes of this cancer include gender, race/ethnicity, obesity, alcohol use

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