Tag: American Cancer Society

Mrs. Maryland to kick off ovarian cancer event at mall

Mrs. Maryland to kick off ovarian cancer event at mall

| June 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Zereana Jess-Huff, Mrs. Maryland 2014, and recent Ovarian Cancer survivor, seeks to educate others about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. “It’s time for us to think outside of the bra and expand our understanding of ALL women’s health issues.” Zereana, the current CEO of a managed behavioral health organization, has spent her year raising awareness and advancing […]

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Relay for life Arnold/Annapolis (May 17, 2014)

Relay for life Arnold/Annapolis (May 17, 2014)

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Living an area where the word “cancer” is heard much too often, Relay For Life Arnold/Annapolis is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of your American Cancer Society. During the event, teams of people gather at Anne Arundel Community College and take turns walking or running laps. […]

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When Cancer Hits Home: A Teenager’s Tale

When Cancer Hits Home: A Teenager’s Tale

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

No one ever ever expects to hear the words, “you have cancer.” Especially as a teenager. But unfortunately for all too many, it happens. The unfortunate thing about cancer is that it does not discriminate. Young, old, black, white, human, canine, feline–cancer knows no bounds. You certainly don’t expect to hear those words when you […]

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ASO Brings Healing Power Of Music To Community

ASO Brings Healing Power Of Music To Community

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Symphony is excited to launch its newest outreach initiative Music Heals, a health and wellness program in which the ASO will partner with local community organizations to bring the transformative power of live music to those in need in healthcare facilities and schools serving children with learning differences.  The ASO and its community partners […]

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Pascal Center To Hold Fall Fest

Pascal Center To Hold Fall Fest

| October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Pascal Senior Activity Center will host a Fall Fest with a plant, book, and bake sale, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. The public is invited to attend. Proceeds from the sale of fall plants, assorted baked goods, and gently used books will benefit […]

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AAMC Wins Another Honor

AAMC Wins Another Honor

| April 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) DeCesaris Cancer Institute as a result of surveys performed during 2011.  AAMC is one of a select group of 106 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States.  […]

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