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The Grand Canyon University Foundation will host the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer on March 8 at Grand Canyon University.
It’s an inspiring story of a boy who, against all odds, continues to battle and continues to win.
Aria Anderson risked years of misfortune when she opened her sock monkey umbrella inside her hospital room during a late morning in January. She did so to hide from the group of strangers who came to see her, and the strategy proved effective; her unfurled shield more than covered the slight 6-year-old’s frame.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
The former NFL player, who spent time with the Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles, is participating in this weekend’s Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 5K in Phoenix. He’ll be available for autographs and photos at Tempe’s Salut Kitchen Bar on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.
In 2007, Marlies Mercil was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her radiation treatments, she took up beading as a way of passing time and keeping her mind occupied. She has been in remission for the last seven years, and her jewelry designs have taken off.
MUCUCHIES, Venezuela — The Soviets made space dog Laika a national hero and Americans have fallen for presidential pets from Checkers to Bo. In Venezuela, a rare breed of shaggy sheepdog has come to symbolize the patriotic legacy of the late Hugo Chavez.
Mesa resident Bodour Salhia recently joined the board of directors for Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center will offer a free seminar to provide cancer-prevention tips on Jan. 8.
Banner MD Anderson will have an expert on hand to provide cancer prevention advice during a seminar on Dec. 11.
East Valley residents have an opportunity to play an important role in a research project that should have a profound effect on cancer research over the next three decades.
WASHINGTON — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you're sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
Paulette Compton’s husband had an MBA and was trained in the military to fly planes, helicopters and blimps. But faced with doctor’s recommendation to get a chest X-ray to determine the cause of a persistent cough, he refused.
Watch Me Grow in Gilbert will host a community event Oct. 19 to raise funds for childhood cancer and honor a child who died from the disease.
Music and motivational messages will be among the highlights of an evening designed to showcase individual courage and resiliency, while raising money for cancer research
An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row was released on bond Friday after a judge ruled there's no direct evidence linking her to the death of her young son, other than a purported confession to a detective whose honesty has been questioned.
Higley High School is one of 20 schools to be recognized next month for civic engagement by the Arizona Department of Education.
Anticipation is mounting once again as Chaparral hosts Saguaro in one of the best football rivalries in the state on Friday night.
Local city officials tout economic development plans, education programs and the will to progress as signs of the potential of the East Valley as a major player on the bioscience sector.
Wanting to show their support and to help with the financial burden that has come as the result of a seven-and-a-half-year battle against cancer, friends and family of long-time Gilbert resident Gary West have organized a benefit concert featuring several well-known local musicians. Called “Hope on. Journey on,” the concert theme is a reflection of how West himself has dealt with the disease.
A feline sanctuary in Gilbert had to increase its space recently after Mesa Animal Control Unit asked Save the Cats Arizona Arizona to remove five dozen cats from an East Valley home.
LOS ANGELES — The luckiest day of Niblett's life had to be when he was returned to the animal shelter in Virginia where he had been adopted.
It’s a contest with a purpose. While showcasing writing talents, Writers Unite to Fight Cancer’s second writing contest will raise funds for cancer research — and will culminate with a star-studded awards ceremony, featuring best-selling author and motivational speaker James Owen and recording artist Vanessa Joy.
When Eugene “Gene” Butler felt sick several months ago, he thought it was the flu. He was tired, ran a fever, and had a cough.
East Mesa will be “Rockin’ with Talent” this Thursday evening as a highly entertaining and competitive concert event will take the stage at Rockin’ R Ranch—all for a beneficial cause.