American Cancer Society

Relay for Life a big step in cancer fight

I am representing the Auburn Relay for Life. I started walking in 2004, when our granddaughter was diagnosed with medulloblastoma (brain cancer). She was on an experimental drug p ...

Young man made profound impact

You can’t pick up a paper or magazine nowadays without reading about the moral and ethical decline of our youth. Many of us baby boomers lament about this younger generation and ...

Cruising for a cure

As Auburn Cruise Nite rolls out its fourth show of the season Friday on Lincoln Way, the summertime auto exhibition is putting some horsepower behind a cause. Along with seeing ...

In tough economy, raising money has gone to the birds

When the going gets tough, fundraising for a cure gets creative. The annual Auburn Relay for Life is just 10 days away, and teams of businesses and individuals are in the home str ...

Relay fights cancer

Julia Wallace has a motto for the fight against cancer: “There is no finish line until we find a cure.” She and her team will start walking on Saturday for 24 hours in hopes o ...

Relay for Life is personal, public way to fight back

As I sat down to write for this space, my intent was to punch out a few hundred words of support for the annual Auburn Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society event that will t ...

Look Good, Feel Better boosts self-esteem

Honey Cowan said she’s never put on makeup before but applying foundation is helping her cope with a disease she never thought she’d have. Cowan, who was the first in her fam ...