American Cancer Society

Cancer never sleeps, and neither do the "Lifers"

By Amanda Calzada and Anne Stokes Placer Herald Correspondents Glowing through the crisp, cool night breeze, a small candle inside a white paper bag labeled “Deborah Haas-Henry†...

Relay celebrates cancer survivors, honors its victims

In the pursuit of creating a world with more birthdays, Rocklin residents and the American Cancer Society are teaming up to celebrate Rocklin’s 11th annual Relay for Life, a 24-h ...

Letter to Editor: Cancer has far-reaching impact

Cancer has far-reaching impact Just as the effects of a challenging economy are felt by families in every community, cancer, too, has a far-reaching impact. No matter how the stoc ...

Letter to Editor: Relay for Life just a distraction

Cancer is horrible. I absolutely agree it needs to be stopped. But Relay for Life won’t stop it. No matter how many miles you travel or how much money you raise. Why? Because ...

Relaying hope in the battle against cancer

One million starts with one. Every step of those attending Rocklin’s 10th annual Relay for Life last weekend brought the cure to cancer closer to the finish line for the 1.3 mill ...

Fight cancer, celebrate survivors at Relay event

Doreen Prado’s first thought when she heard about the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life was she couldn’t possibly walk for 24 hours straight.Then she learned that the ...

Rocklin celebrates 10 years of fighting against cancer

Community raises more than $750,000 through Relay for Life program Rocklin residents will gather at Granite Oaks Middle School at 10 a.m. on Sept. 10 to celebrate the 10th anniv ...

Volunteers needed for Relay for Life of Rocklin

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Rocklin — walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference &m ...