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Woman Leaves Purple Toilets On Lawns To 'Flush Out Cancer'

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact

EASTON, Pa. — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is using purple toilets to raise money to fight cancer. The Express-Times reports ( ) Rebecca S...

Matt Damon Does The Activity He 'Sucks' At For Charity

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 09.19.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Ming Tsai, Mario Batali, Marc Forgione, Masaharu Morimoto and ... Matt Damon? It's an unlikely culinary cast that teamed Tuesday night to...

Standing Up to Cancer

Pam Zwemer | Posted 11.04.2012 | Impact
Pam Zwemer

For people like me with stage IV cancer, new treatment options are a fresh opportunity to try to beat back this merciless disease. I urge you to support Stand Up To Cancer, which supports innovation in the name of accelerating the delivery of new cancer treatment options.

The AIDS and Breast Cancer Fundraiser With the Best Style and Biggest Heart (SLIDESHOW)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Amongst all the glitz, New York fashion pioneer Jeffrey Kalinsky says he never loses sight of the purpose of Jeffrey Fashion Cares -- funding grassroots AIDS and breast cancer charities. "We've created something too big to stop."

Finding Hope in the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

Terrence Meck | Posted 06.03.2012 | Impact
Terrence Meck

The time is now for changing the course of pancreatic cancer and our passion is going to drive this fight and make it happen.

Fight Cancer, Ride With Chicago Bear Robbie Gould

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago
Andrea Metcalf

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Yet, the research to prevent and cure cancer is often underfunded. Join Robbie Gould, place kicker for the Chicago Bears, and others on February 11 to ride in Cycle for Survival.

Breast Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

BY DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partners...

Breast Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliat...

N.J. Attorney General: Trio Used Funds From Fake Kids Cancer Charity To Buy Luxury Cars

CBS New York | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

A New Jersey couple and their business partner have been charged with running a phony charity that claimed to help pediatric cancer patients, CBS New ...

Armstrong, Wonder Join Anti-Cancer Telethon

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LOS ANGELES — Lance Armstrong, Robin Roberts and Michael C. Hall are among the celebrities affected by cancer who will take part in a TV fundrai...

Health Care: What Can We Do While We Wait for Meaningful Reform?

Terry Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Terry Kaye

Health insurance didn't kill my mother; cancer did. But a delay in treatment, caused by her health insurance company, directly led to the complication that ended her life.

Cancer: Jimmy Valvano versus the Stealth Bomber

Mark Axelrod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Axelrod

This week has been a celebration of Jimmy Valvano's life. ESPN has been promoting the Jimmy V Foundation and its cancer research initiatives. In the past 16 years, the foundation has raised $90 million.