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Planting, anti-bully work honor woman who showed "Anna-tude" in cancer fight

Planting, anti-bully work honor woman who showed "Anna-tude" in cancer fight

As they gathered around nine pomegranate saplings holding messages written on Popsicle sticks, children from the Tucson Hebrew Academy memorialized a young alumna who recently died of cancer.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Big-name 'Idols' playing Tucson cancer benefit

Big-name 'Idols' playing Tucson cancer benefit

Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Hudson and Pia Toscano join former Wildcat basketball player at La Paloma tonight.

April 26, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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Lung cancer scans backed for older, heavy smokers

After decades of qualms about lung cancer screening, the American Cancer Society says there now is enough evidence to recommend it, but only for current and former heavy smokers ages 55 to 74 and after a frank talk about risks and benefits.

January 11, 2013 4:05 pmLoading…

No 'why me' for young cancer patient

More than 300 people sat in a large circle inside Tucson's Jewish Community Center earlier this month, somber-faced and united in a prayer: "Answer us God, for we are in great distress."

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Benefit Car Wash for Breast Cancer in East Tucson

The Maids of Tucson are hosting a rummage sale and car wash Saturday from 10 a.m. tp  4 p.m. at The Maids home office, 4425 E. Broadway.

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MDA names Derks as new CEO, president

MDA names Derks as new CEO, president

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September 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
MDA names Derks as new CEO, president

MDA names Derks as new CEO, president

Steven M. Derks has been named president and chief executive officer of the Tucson-based Muscular Dystrophy Association after a nationwide search, MDA board chairman Dr. Rodney Howell announced Tuesday.

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Lucky, a rescue dog with celebrity sidekicks, dies in NY

Lucky, a rescue dog with celebrity sidekicks, dies in NY

NEW YORK — A little dog with a big mission and a pack of celebrity sidekicks has lost her battle with cancer.

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Youth sought for Y retreat

Every winter a select group of eighth- through 12th-graders get the chance to participate in the American Cancer Society's Youth Retreat of Southern Arizona to learn about the American Cancer Society and prepare to raise money for its Relay for Life event, which worldwide has more than 3.5 m…

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