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Go gold for childhood cancer awareness Month

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...

CAC registers people to become bone marrow, stem cell donors

President of Colleges Against Cancer Madison Carlson (back), a junior family consumer sciences major, and vice president Catherine Lestina (front), a junior elementary education major, help students sign up to become stem cell or bone marrow donors.
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...

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

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...

NRHH raises money for Cancer Center

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...

Volleyball partners with Colleges Against Cancer

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...

Staff member opens up on cancer experience

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...

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