Dr. Vincent Reid, surgical oncologist at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, discusses the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). From KCRG TV-9, September 24, 2012
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) - When Gary Streit began volunteering for the American Cancer Society in the 70's, he didn't realize how personal his work would become. My sister got a breast cancer diagnosis, and I remember going up to my nephew's high school graduation and my niece was like 6 at the time, and she was looking at her Mom with a turban and no hair and I thought, 'you can do little bit more than you're doing.' Years later, he's doing much more: on a mission to save lives. 50 percent or more of cancers are preventable, Streit tells us. Thursday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released its annual report. Iowa scored well on just 3 of the 9 areas ranked. We asked what Streit what he thought about that. It's kind of a mediocre report, he tells us. The report uses a color-coded system. Green is good. We got high marks for smoke-free laws, pain policy and increased access to Medicaid, which Streit says is imperative for cancer patients. One of the greatest predictors of a person's ability to get treated well and get covered for cancer is access to quality healthcare, he explains. But the state failed in more areas, than it succeeded. We get bad marks for tobacco control funding. Streit says the CDC recommends the budget for Iowas tobacco control funding be about 31 million dollars. The actual budget about a sixth of that, he says, at 5.2 million. Streit says the last time Iowa raised the tobacco tax was in 2007, but while neighboring states continued to raise it, Iowa's stood still. So we went from being one of the top cigarette tax states in the country to now 26th or 27th. Then there's tanning - the number one cause of melanoma - which is the fastest-growing type of cancer. Streit believes it's time for age restrictions, whether parents like it or not. Parents can't decide when their kids get drivers licenses, parents can't decide how fast their kids drive, parents can't decide when their kids go to school or not, so why is this any different? he asks. This report is his new mission today. Hes breaking it all down, teaching all of us, so we can tell our lawmakers where we need to put the money, to help prevent cancer in the first place. We get all exercised about speed limits and traffic laws. You know, 350 people a year die of car accidents in the state of Iowa. 6400 people die of cancer, Streit says, adding And we can prevent half of those, if we just take the right legislative steps. Nationally, the report finds that only three states meet six out of the nine benchmarks measured. No state received a green rating in every category. You can find the full report at acscan.org/measure.
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From KGAN CBS 2, November 30, 2011: Eastern Iowa Grows as Center for Cancer Research Construction workers are working hard outside Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids so doctors can get to work fighting cancer inside. "We'll be in the new building in March," said C.E.O. Tim Charles on Wednesday (11/30) Mercy's new "Hall-Perrine Cancer Center" will be a state-of-the-art facility ready to serve the needs of patients from all over the region. "The expansion, we think, contributes significantly to Cedar Rapids becoming more of a medical destination," said Charles.
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This video is about Orlando Strides - The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Fundraising Walk. Featuring clips from the 2014 walk in downtown Orlando, FL. Join in the Fight this year on October 31, 2015 at Lake Eola, 7:00am registration and program, 9:00 am start time for the 5K fundraising walk.
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Former President Barack Obama pays tribute to Senator John McCain. Included in his remarks: "So much of our politics, our public life, our public discourse, can seem small and mean and petty. Trafficking in bombast and insult and phony controversies and manufactured outrage. It's a politics that pretends to be brave and tough but in fact is born of fear.” Full video here: https://cs.pn/2N97C3R
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Dr. Mark Clanton, American Cancer Society High Plains Division Chief Medical Officer, explains the importance of the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study - 3 (CPS-3). He was speaking to a group of leadership volunteers on February 18, 2012.
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"What better way to get a last laugh than to make George (Bush) and I say nice things about him to a national audience," former President Barack Obama said. READ he full transcript of Obama's tribute to Sen. John McCain: http://via.wtvr.com/1AS7Y Obama: McCain called on America to rise above 'mean and petty' politics http://via.wtvr.com/N9icr Bush remembers McCain: 'Rivalry melted away' with senator who 'made me better' READ: http://via.wtvr.com/DvLIf
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During the late 1930s and early 40s, Everett Kuntz snapped hundreds of photos documenting everyday life in and around his hometown of Ridgeway, Iowa. But it wasn't until learning he had cancer in 2002 that Kuntz finally printed the photos. Immediately, he noticed how the images preserved a time thought to be lost forever...a time when America was still emerging from the Great Depression and rapidly approaching World War II. Yet the photos depict a sense of hope in the people of Ridgeway -- an innocence that epitomized the calm before the storm. Kuntz's photographs show the faces, fields and porches of small-town America, and serve as a historical record of both a bygone era and a rural Iowa that has all but disappeared.
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Oral cancer kills one person in the U.S. every hour of every day, and most won't know it until late stages. Alarmingly, the incidence of oral cancer is increasing and affecting people at younger ages. Watch this recorded webinar with Physicians' Clinic of Iowa doctor Jeffrey S. Krivit, MD, FACS, Fellow, American Head and Neck Society to learn risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment and prevention of oral cancer.
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Colleen Mohr of Hall-Perrine Cancer Center discusses local enrollment in the national Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). From KCRG TV-9, October 23, 2012
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Farrell's Members join us at the Boyson Road Farrell's Saturday October 18th at 8:30AM for our annual "Kick Cancer" Fundraiser. A one hour multiple instructor kickboxing class to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Sign up at your Cedar Rapids Farrell's location today.
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A doctor is accused of pocketing millions of dollars from insurance companies.
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Video of Feb. 1 news conference at which a new cancer prevention study was announced. Texas Medical Association President C. Bruce Malone, MD; Mark Clanton, MD, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, High Plains Division; Carlos Calle, representing Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D -- Austin); and Rev. David Boyd, Rector of St. David's Episcopal Church, Austin; announced that Austin-area residents can participate in the historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate in the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). CPS-3 will enroll a diverse population of 300,000 people across the United States and Puerto Rico. The opportunity for local residents to enroll in CPS-3 is being made possible in partnership with St. David's Episcopal Church and the Texas Medical Association during February 29, March 1, 4 and 6. Eligibility and enrollment details for Austin can be found at cps3AustinDT.com. To access other Texas enrollment sites visit cps3hp.org.
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ALBANY -- Hundreds of people turned out in Albany to enroll in a landmark study Albany Medical Center and the American Cancer Society are spearheading to determine factors that cause cancer.More than 1,200 individuals expected to enroll in the study called 'Cancer Prevention Study-3' at three sites over the next four days in the Capital District.Albany Med has been leading the nation in enrollment, and is on pace to enroll more participants on Thursday than any other single site in the U.S. has done in one day. The current record is held by the Celebration on the Hill on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., where 576 people enrolled in one day. Albany Med is expected to eclipse that record with nearly 800 pre-registered to enroll.Between now and December 2013, the study seeks to enroll 300,000 adults from various racial and ethnic backgrounds nationwide. This is the third study it has undertaken since the 1960s
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28)--A well known business here in the corridor as well as nationwide is taking a stand against smoking.CVS Caremark announced today that it will phase out cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco in all of its nationwide pharmacies.The company says it wants to focus on providing health services.Thomas Shaheen ownsThingsnThings a local store that sells hookahs, jewelry and other items, but there's something else that helps him boost sales. Cigarettes are a good attention. People come in just to buy cigarettes which will bring out our other products in our store, said owner Thomas Shaheen, owner of ThingsNThings.Which is why he thinks CVS is making a mistake by opting to no longer sell tobacco products.I don't understand why they are doing it. They are going to lose a lot and lot and lot of sales because of not carrying it, said Shaheen.Some echo the same idea.They are probably going to lose some money from it but that's their choice if they want to help people be healthier that's their choice, said smoker Hailey Vanamburg.That's the point the health factor behind this move is why Dr. Pramod Dwivedi Health Director of Linn County public health supports it.Tobacco in my mind is a deathly product although it is legal, said Dwivedi.According to the American Cancer Society, tobacco use is responsible for nearly one in five deaths, or about 443,000 early deaths each year.In Iowa itself annually about 4,500 people die each year, said Dwivedi.Dwivedi says changes like this, from a national pharmacy company, is good for the nation.As for Shaheen, he says it's good for ThingsNThings too.People smoke there are going to get them someplace, said Shaheen.You will still see cigarettes and tobacco products on the shelves at CVS Caremark.The change doesn't take effect until about eight months from now, on October 1st.
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Does the Cedar Rapids area care about the fight against breast cancer? Footage from 25th Annual Especially for You® Race Against Breast Cancer, Oct 4th 2015. This includes 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk. Was announced at event that over 16,500 people registered for the event. This event helps to support free mammograms and other breast-care services to area individuals in need through the Especially for You® fund. This video is not affiliated in any way with Especially for You® Race Against Breast Cancer. 2015 Race against breast cancer Cedar Rapids, IA Americana - Aspiring by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200092 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
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Hundreds of Iowans from all walks of life arrived at the State Capitol with one thing in common; their Demand for Health Care Reforms Now! Primary Care Associations , the American Cancer Society and others filled the Rotunda and displayed their information as they lobbied State Legislators for Health Care Reforms. Citizen groups from Des Moines, Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Iowa City converged on the State Capitol to act and stand in solidarity. 14 Iowa Organizations and 30 of their members met with Senator Jack Hatch, Senator Tom Harkins representative, Ron Barron, and Family Farmer, Chris Petersen.
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Pensacola volunteers show 'Fighting Back' against cancer at American Cancer Society can be really fun!
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It's a growing epidemic that's killing our mothers and sisters. Just this year alone, experts estimate more than 227,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Out of that number, 27,000 African American women are expected have the disease. And they're more likely to be diagnosed with higher more deadly stages of breast cancer. From KCRG TV-9, March 10, 2012
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The American Cancer Society is looking for half a million adults who want to make a direct impact in the fight against cancer. Relay For Life events nationwide will hold enrollments where people between 30 and 65 whove never been diagnosed with cancer can enroll into the Cancer Prevention Study-3. Call 1-888-604-5888 to find a location near you.
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More than 17,000 Iowans will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Learn more about Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight back against cancer in a meaningful way. From FOX-28 News, September 18, 2012
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Thousands of people grabbed their running and walking shoes to fight breast cancer at the 22nd Annual Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer. The event was a chance for nearly 600 survivors to celebrate. From KWWL News, October 7, 2012
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American Airlines wanted to provide better customer service by empowering their passengers to rebook their flights faster and more seamlessly from the Cloud. By partnering with IBM Services, and utilizing IBM Cloud along with IBM Garage methodology, they were able to do just that, especially in a time of critical need. Learn more about our cloud consulting services: https://ibm.co/2Q6CVKn - Visit the IBM Services website: http://ibm.com/services Twitter: http://twitter.com/IBMServices LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/ibm-services/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ibmservicesconsulting/ Blog: http:///ibm.com/blogs/insights-on-business/gbs-strategy/ Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/IBMServices?sub_confirmation=1
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The American Cancer Society hosted a press conference to officially announce a community-wide enrollment for its Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), which is made possible in partnership with Saint Joseph Cancer Center, part of KentuckyOne Health and the YMCA of Central Kentucky. The American Cancer Society CPS-3 will allow community members the unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Enrollment will take place in eight locations throughout Central Kentucky during August 7-11, 2012. The press conference addressed the health, business and community impact of this collective effort. Speakers included: Jim Gray, Mayor of Lexington Dr. Dan Varga, Chief Physician Executive, KentuckyOne Health Melissa Bellew, Director of Member and Wellness Initiatives, North Lexington Family YMCA Mina Boyd, Cancer Survivor
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Dr. Arnold Honick, UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Breast and Bone medical director talks about 3D mammograms in this educational video. • What is a mammogram and when should women get one? A mammogram is an x-ray exam of the breast that is used to detect and evaluate breast changes. The American Cancer society recommends: Annual mammograms for women starting at age 40. • What is a 3D mammography (digital breast tomosynthesis) exam? 3D mammography is much like your annual mammogram but far more accurate in earlier breast cancer detection. 3D works by capturing multiple slices (images) of your breast from several angles. Then, a computer produces a 3D image of your breast tissue in one millimeter slices. Radiologists can review the data, one slice at a time, like turning pages in a book, making it easier for them to see if there is anything to be concerned about. • What are the benefits of 3D mammography? With conventional digital mammography, the radiologist is viewing all of the overlapped tissues of the breast in one flat 2D image. This can, in some instances, give the illusion of an abnormality even though the breast is normal, and can also mask an actual tumor due to superimposed breast structures. • By looking at the breast tissue in one millimeter slices, the radiologist can provide a more accurate assessment. 3D mammography provides a 25 percent improvement in overall cancer detection rates, finding 40 percent more invasive cancers than conventional mammography. It also means there is less chance of you being called back for a "second look" mammogram because of overlapped normal structures. The "false positive" rates are reduced by up to 40 percent. • What should I expect during the 3D mammography exam? 3D mammography complements the standard 2D exam and is performed at the same time, with the same system. There is no additional compression required and it only takes a few seconds longer for each view. • Who can have a 3D mammography exam? It is approved for all women who would be undergoing a standard mammogram, for both screening and diagnostic exams.
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Cedar Point is known for breaking records with their sky scraping roller coasters, but yesterday, two different kinds of records were broken by guests at the park.Cedar Point sets Guinness World Record for most people bouncing beach balls at the same time. Representatives from Guinness World Record were on hand as park guests succeeded in setting two new world records in beach ball bouncing and sunscreen application. First, 401 guests were able to bounce beach balls for 10 seconds to establish a world record for the most people bouncing beach balls at the same time, a new category for the famous world record keepers. After establishing the beach ball record, the sun was shining and temperatures were around 80 degrees as 681 guests put on sunscreen at the same time, breaking the record set over a month ago in Ostend, Belgium, on June 25. The two events were certified by an official adjudicator for Guinness World Records, Philip Robertson. "Guinness world records is one of those institutions that everyone wants to take part in," Robertson said. "It's fun, entertaining, ordinary people doing extraordinary types of things."The events took place around 9:30 a.m. yesterday morning. Participants in the two record attempts were able to purchase discounted tickets, and portions of those ticket sales will be given to the American Cancer Society, according to Robin Innes, director of public relations for Cedar Point. "Cedar Point is well-known for record-breaking coasters. Now, our guests can help us set other records at the park," Innes said prior to the events. "Plus, the money goes for a good cause, the American Cancer Society. So, it's a win-win for everybody."
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The American Cancer Society is recruiting men and women across the US who want to see an end to cancer. Volunteers will help them better understand how lifestyle, genetics and the environment affect cancer, and how we can better prevent the disease. If you volunteer you can help the American Cancer Society reach their ultimate goal -- to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Jamie Smith, Cancer Control Specialist, and the Kentucky Cancer Program is working to identify cancer problems and mobilize communities into action. Funded by the General Assembly and jointly administered by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville and the Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, KCP focuses specifically on the state's cancer problems. Paducah 2 Television is produced through the facilities and administration of West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
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The irony of his cancer diagnosis is not lost on Tim Martinek. He's an avid bicycle rider and his love of cycling sparked his interest in following Lance Armstrong's career through the years. And like Armstrong, Martinek is a testicular cancer survivor. Martinek initially shrugged off his testicular cancer symptoms." "I kinda wrote it off to maybe it was something - i had been training for the JDRF ride to cure diabetes and i had been doing quite a bit of bike riding, " said Martinick. A visit the urologist confirmed his testicular cancer diagnosis. "The most common sign is a painful or hard lump the patient can feel," said Dr. Tom Richardson, Physicians' Clinic of Iowa, urology. Testicular cancer is most commonly diagnosed in men between the ages of 15 and 35. When found early it's highly curable. "I recommend a child be taught by his father or father-figure in his life how to perform a self-exam once a month," said Dr. Richardson. Today he is cancer-free. "Don't mess around with your health if you find something suspicious -- see your doctor -- it may be nothing or it might be something you're better getting treated sooner rather than later," said Martinek.
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Lace up for our 6th Annual National African American Breast Cancer 5k Walk/Run! Go to www.stopthesilencewalk.org to register, make a donation, or learn about vendor/sponsorship opportunities! Let's walk out breast cancer together! #stopthesilence
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You can join the movement for more birthdays and fight back against cancer by enrolling in a new research study called the Cancer Prevention Study - 3 (CPS-3). The American Cancer Society's Epidemiology Research Program is inviting men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 years who have no personal history of cancer to join this historic research study. The ultimate goal is to enroll 500,000 adults from various racial/ethnic backgrounds from across the U.S. By joining CPS-3, you can help us understand how to prevent cancer, which will save lives and give people more of their most precious resource: time. More time with their families and friends, more memories, more celebrations . . . and more birthdays. Study enrollment opportunities will take place at the Relay For Life at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Va. on June 4-5, 2011. www.VBNRelay.org CPS-3 is a grassroots effort where local communities from across the country can support cancer research not just through fundraising efforts, but also by participating actively in this historic research study. For more information about CPS-3 and the selected enrollment locations, please click on one of the links below or email email@example.com or call toll-free 1-888-604-5888.
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Mercy Earns Breast Center of Excellence ACR Accreditation
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The 2012 Relay For Life of Mt. Lebanon has been selected by the American Cancer Society as an enrollment site for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). By joining CPS-3, Mt. Lebanon and Relay For Life have an unprecedented opportunity to personally participate in the fight against cancer. Please consider enrolling and encourage those close to you to take part in this potentially life-saving study. If you have a history of cancer, ask others to participate on your behalf. Spread the word to everyone you know who would want to participate. More info can be found at www.cancer.org/cps3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We are once again hosting the annual Making Strides Walk at Military Park in Newark, NJ. This event was a HUGE one for us. Not only did i introduce Mayor Booker of Newark, I also got to introduce my dance called "Who wants it?" ( That will be in the next video) Most importantly, the city of Newark truly responded to us as we performed and played music through out the walk. Check out all the dancers in THE BRICK CITY! Go 2:00 in and check out the 63 year old lady break it down!
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