Cancer

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Mindful Tri walks help cancer patients and survivors hope, heal and feel

Published June 22, 2018

Services that were one considered "alternative medicine" by the mainstream are now now recognized as an integral part of health and recovery. Aurora Health Care knows this, and introduced this month a series of events called "Hope. Heal. Feel: A Mindful Tri Against Cancer."

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MACC Fund's June research donations take total since 1976 over $60 million

Published June 28, 2017

The MACC Fund contributed $1,387,500 on June 27 to its three beneficiaries, the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Those took the MACC Fund's total donations since 1976 to over $60 million.

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Chef Sandroni channels experience with cancer into "Taste of Hope"

Published Sept. 2, 2016

The recent "Taste of Hope" dinner brought together six chefs who donated their time to help raise funds to fight Leukemia and Lymphoma. But, maybe none had a more fervid motivation than Peter Sandroni, owner of La Merenda and Engine Company No. 3.

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G9 gears up for effective Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Published Aug. 30, 2016

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the Delafield-based G9 is poised to present more important work. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, "The G9 Golden Celebration" will celebrate the leaders coming together to change the future of childhood cancer.

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Be a big wig, donate to help end breast cancer

Published Feb. 19, 2016

To help in the fight for a cure for breast cancer, I'm sporting a pink wig and fashioning myself as a "Big Wig." Sure, I shaved my head many moons ago and have no need hair. Yet, my Emo Philips-inspired wig is means serious business and I'm asking that you help me raise important funds.

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Pablove 7 reunites bands for great cause

Published Jan. 21, 2016

The seventh annual benefit concert for the Pablove Foundation takes place Saturday, Jan. 23 at Turner Hall Ballroom, 1034 N. 4th St. This year, the event features six local bands.

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Cousins Subs raises funds with new Combos For A Cure

Published Sept. 2, 2015

In September a percentage of Cousins' combo meal sales at all Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs restaurants will go to the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation (VLCF) to support those diagnosed with cancer throughout the state.

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Survivor gives back after cancer

Published May 9, 2015

Rob Wagner speaks the truth when he says everyone is affected by cancer in some way, shape or form. Wagner, who lost his grandfather and his stepfather to cancer, found out he had a rare form of childhood bone cancer in 2007. He is now seven years in remission and has helped to raise $100,000 through an annual event. And, this is just the beginning.

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Street Corner Symphony singer is all about that bass at "Sing-Off" concert

Published March 23, 2015

For Adam Chance of Street Corner Symphony, the live show is the best place to get to see more than what was on television. The bass singer of the a capella group appeared on NBC's "Sing Off" and now he's a part of the national tour. The group takes the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Riverside in Milwaukee.

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Live, live and live: Remembering Stuart Scott

Published Jan. 5, 2015

People claim that Stuart Scott redefined a culture, gave swag to following pastimes and was the torch bearer for so many others that aspired to find work in television. That all is true.