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Breast Cancer 5K Fundraiser In Orange County Raises $150K For Research

A huge crowd gathered Sunday from across Southern California for the American Cancer Society’s 5th Annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K,” a non-competitive walk in Costa Mesa.


Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entetainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Stand Up To Cancer Telecast Brings In More Than $109M For Research

Stars, philanthropists, volunteers and activists came out in support of cancer research Friday for the “Stand Up To Cancer” telecast.


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Fullerton Fire Dept. Swaps Uniforms For Pink T-Shirts In Cancer Campaign

The month-long wardrobe swap is in honour of Caitlin Lyle – a teen diagnosed with leukemia weeks before going to college.

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Alex Thomas Celebrity Golf Tournament To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Patients

Actor and stand-up comedian, Alex Thomas, discussed his upcoming celebrity golf tournament to benefit pediatric cancer patients on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning.


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Nearly 12,000 Participate In Breast Cancer 5K In Costa Mesa

Thousands of people hit the streets of Orange County on Sunday to help fight breast cancer.


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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

With your support, your American Cancer Society is saving lives and helping more people facing breast cancer celebrate more birthdays.


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YAS-a-thon Enlists Participants To Blast Calories While Raising Money For Cancer Research

Kimberly Fowler visited KCAL9 Saturday to discuss the annual YAS-a-thon – which is like a charity walk, except that participants ride a stationary bike — and raises money for cancer research. The events are hosted at YAS Fitness Centers, studios she founded across the Southland dedicated to combining spinning and yoga.


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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

With your support, your American Cancer Society is saving lives and helping more people facing breast cancer celebrate more birthdays.


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ThinkCure!: Woman Joins Clinical Trial To Help Further Cancer Research

Listening to her kids play with her husband by her side is music to Luisa Najera’s ears and she counts her blessings for moments like these every day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2011

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ThinkCure!: Doctor’s ‘Big Bang Treatment’ Comes To Boy’s Rescue

Nate has a room full of toys and loves playing with his brothers. He is a child with his whole life ahead of him. But three different times in just 18 months his parents were told that he was going to die.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2011

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Dodgers Honor Father’s Day By Raising Funds, Awareness For Prostate Cancer Research

The Dodgers will help raise funds for prostate cancer research, honor a father as “MVP” and let fathers and sons onto the field Sunday to play catch as part of the team’s Father’s Day celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2011

Armstrong Backing New Tobacco Tax Initiative

The athlete is supporting a new initiative that would increase taxes on cigarettes, raising more the $500 million a year for cancer research.


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Strawberry To Run To Top Of Empire State Building

Darryl Strawberry will run to the top of the Empire State Building to raise money for cancer research.


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Stars To Shine In ‘Stand Up 2 Cancer’ Telethon

George Clooney, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon airing on CBS, Showtime and other broadcast and cable networks.

CBS Los Angeles–09/09/2010