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Central New York, Community, Health

Bone Marrow Drive

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By Dana Grey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Central New York community is rallying together today in hopes of helping a man in need. Manlius Police Sergeant, Ken Hatter, has non-hodgkins lymphoma and local law enforcement is doing what it can to help fight the cancer. The Cicero Fire Department is hosting a bone marrow registry […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse

Syracuse’s Fundraising for Childhood Cancer Enjoys Another Successful Year

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Listen here to learn more about Syracuse’s “Bald for a Cause” fundraising campaign. Audio Transcript: Newscast 1 Script ROY By Ethan Roy SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) For the last 14 years, organizations across the city of Syracuse have joined together to raise money to combat childhood cancer as a part of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Kitty […]

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Central New York, Community, Feature

Auburn community helps ‘trim’ the cost of 12-year-old fighting cancer

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Video Transcript: STORY By: Brooke Meenachan, AUBURN, N.Y. (NCC News) – Twelve-year-old Logan Bell is known for his hairstyles. “He’s always been about his hair. He’s very trendy. He wants the latest and greatest styles,” his hairstylist, Heather Young, said. About three months ago, Young shared a new hairstyle she saw on Facebook with Logan’s mom to see […]

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Community, Health, Non-profit

Pink Garbage bins Sold to Raise Money for Cancer

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by Karthik Venkataraman FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Where people put their trash could be a local cancer center’s treasure. For a Fayetteville non-profit organization, that’s the selling point to fight back against cancer. Pink Pal’s sells pink garbage bins, known as pink carts, out of Fayetteville to raise money for the Upstate Cancer Center and the American Breast Cancer […]

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Central New York, Consumer, Education, Health, Non-profit

Cancer Patients and Caregivers Turn To American Cancer Society For Support

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) –People impacted by breast cancer either as patients, survivors or caregivers face many difficult decisions. Some of the most important decisions include finding a doctor, adjusting to a new diet regime and coping with changes in lifestyle. The American Cancer Society of Syracuse, like its counterparts around the […]

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Central New York, Feature, Health, Sports

Lenn Brown: A Story Of One Boy’s Lifesaving Persistence

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By Matthew Reil SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Many people will say that persistence is one of the keys to success. Well in the case of Lenn Brown, one of the managers of the Syracuse University men’s basketball team, persistence saved his life. On December 22nd, 2008, doctors diagnosed Lenn, 12-years old, with brain cancer known as medulloblastoma. […]

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Central New York

Cancer Concerns during Security Screenings at Syracuse Hancock International Airport

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By Nicole DeMentri SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)-  In less than a month, Syracuse Hancock International Airport will be bustling with people flying for the holidays.  Right now, though, the terminals are quiet and calm. But one Dewitt resident wants to change the airport screening process after her husband was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form […]

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The Fight Never Ends for a Cancer Survivor

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By Andrew Polino SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Ann Marie Otis was declared cancer free six months ago. But today, as she sits in the waiting room of her therapist’s office, she doesn’t feel like a triumphant survivor. “There are aftereffects of cancer that nobody talks about at all,” Otis said. “There’s physical therapy, there are scars, there […]

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World Cancer Day Is “Not Beyond Us”


By Katie Muldowney SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Union for International Cancer Control is sponsoring World Cancer Day today. The campaign emphasizes the importance of being proactive and focuses on four key areas: choosing healthy lives, delivering early detection, achieving treatment for all and maximizing quality of life. This year’s theme is “Not beyond us,” […]

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