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Go gold for childhood cancer awareness Month

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

September 5, 2019

September is a hard month in general, but when you can relate to what the month represents, it is harder. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I can relate to it because one of my favorite humans is going through this. That human is my five-year-old cousin, Logan Christensen. You see, ...

CAC registers people to become bone marrow, stem cell donors

CAC registers people to become bone marrow, stem cell donors

Dillan Schorfheide, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2017

Because Madison Carlson has had cancer twice in her life, she knows the importance of bone marrow donations. Now she also wants to help others, which is why she, along with other members of Eastern’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, helped people on campus register to become bone marrow donors...

Students can swab their cheeks to save a life during bone marrow donor drive

Brooke Schwartz, Adminstration Reporter

November 27, 2017

With blood cancer being the third leading cause of cancer deaths, Eastern’s Colleges Against Cancer is partnering with DKMS to help increase the amount of bone marrow donors through a bone marrow donor drive. DKMS is a German-based international non-profit organization dedicated to blood cancer...

NRHH raises money for Cancer Center

DEN Staff

February 23, 2017

Eastern’s chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary donated $1,079 to the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center. NRHH, according to a press release, mentors and supports the development of leaders living in the residential community. The organization hosts a breast cancer awareness...

Volleyball partners with Colleges Against Cancer

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

October 22, 2015

Eastern’s Women’s Volleyball team paired up with the Colleges Against Cancer to support cancer awareness after their game against Austin Peay Friday. Sam Wolinski, the head coach of the women’s volleyball team, said there would be a luminary ceremony after their game to honor anyone touched...

Staff member opens up on cancer experience

Bob Shaughnessy, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2014

While putting on her pajamas before bed one night, Wendy Lane made a shocking discovery. “I felt a lump,” Lane said. “From what I could feel, it felt like walnut size.” Lane, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in May, is the office manager for the department of counseling and student de...

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