2nd Annual Lawrence Rock'n Bowl - a STRIKE in the fight against cancer

Michelle Derusseau

During the fiscal year July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012 Children's Mercy Cancer Center treated 33 Douglas County children for childhood cancer! 33! This year's Lawrence Rock'n Bowl will benefit Lawrence charity Baby Jay's Legacy of Hope and Children's Mercy Cancer Center, our local childhood cancer treatment center in ...

Want to Beat the Summer Heat?

Michelle Derusseau

Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 21st for a fun, cool, cosmic event to benefit area cancer patients. ***Lawrence Rock’n Bowl – a STRIKE in the fight against cancer*** will take place in air- conditioned Royal Crest Lanes on Saturday, July 21st with three sessions to choose from (noon, 3pm ...

Are we prepared for 18 million cancer survivors?

Michelle Derusseau

An estimated 13.7 million Americans with a history of cancer were alive on January 1, 2012, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society (ACS) in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute. Researchers expect the number of cancer survivors to rise to 18 million by 2022. The report, ...

Free Cancer Screenings

Michelle Derusseau

With World Cancer Day on Saturday, February 4th it is a good time to let you know that LIVE**STRONG** believes in access to free cancer screenings for everyone. Visit the following link to learn the nearest place to get a free cancer screening or diagnostic services. http://blog.livestrong.org/2012/02/01/we-believe-in-access-to-free-cancer-screenings/ http://wellcommons.com/users/AllHeart/photos/2012/feb/2/229346/

Join the bone marrow registry; save this man's life

Jonathan Kealing

Last year, [Lawrence held a bone marrow drive][1] to help save a local doctor's life. I couldn't help but think of that as I was working with [this story][2] out of New York of a man who needs a bone marrow match and has incredibly low odds of finding one. ...

Light the Night Walk

Jenn Melling

Join us for the seventh annual Lawrence Light the Night Walk on Saturday, October 9 at South Park. Registration and festivities begin at 6 pm and the Walk is at 7:45 pm.

Light the Night Walk

[www.lightthenight.org/mid][1] [1]: http://www.lightthenight.org/mid

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

[The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society][1] [1]: http://www.lls.org

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