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DJ diagnosed with cancer weeks after agreeing to play fund-raiser…

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PART-TIME DJ Mark Lilley signed up to play at a charity gig to raise money for cancer research – only to be diagnosed with the disease himself just weeks later.The 26-year-old was named on the bill for the techno-house fund-raiser alongside five other Stoke-on-Trent DJs.But just weeks after he agreed to perform at the event he was told by doctors he had bladder cancer.Railway worker Mark, of …

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laura_james published Part-time DJ diagnosed with cancer weeks after agreeing to help…

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

PART-TIME DJ Mark Lilley signed up to play at a charity gig to raise money for cancer research – only to be diagnosed with the disease himself just weeks later.The 26-year-old was named on the bill for the techno-house fund-raiser alongside five other Stoke-on-Trent DJs.But just weeks after he agreed to perform at the event he was told by doctors he had bladder cancer.Railway worker Mark, of …

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Cancer fundraiser goes to the dogs

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local dogs of all breeds ironed out their best bandanas for the Bark For Life event Saturday at Hillcrest Park. The event raised more than $9,000 for the American Cancer Society through online fundraising, sponsorships and efforts at the event Saturday, according to event lead Brittani Metzger.

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Community buoys Poland women battling breast cancer

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lisa Sikora, right, who is battling breast cancer, watches as Aimee Schweers hugs Michelle Walsh during a pepperoni roll sale in Poland that is benefiting Sikora and Julianna Stefek, who also has breast cancer.

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Asda worker stole hundreds of pounds in charity donations after shaving her head to support cancer survivor friend

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sandra Ramsay, 36, of Mow Cop, Staffordshire, took part in the event to support her friend and work colleague Deb Barnett, 43, who beat breast cancer.

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Cookies for Kids' Cancer, Feast of San Gennaro, Mr. C outdoor movies

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Cookies for Kids’ Cancer charity bake sale will take place Sunday at The Grove from 1 to 4 p.m. Brownie Brittle founder Sheila G.

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Retired Md. cop part of 'Stand Up to Cancer' telethon

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

During this coming Friday’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon, many in Maryland may see a familiar face. Organizers of the fundraiser have flown a retired Baltimore police officer and his wife to the event in L.A.

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Michael Douglas Thanks Doctors on World Head and Neck Cancer Day

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michael Douglas talked about his cancer with wife Catherine-Zeta Jones by his side. With wife Catherine-Zeta Jones by his side, Michael Douglas opened up about his battle with cancer at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies’ Fifth World Congress opening ceremony in New York City on Sunday.

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Man arrested after $11,000 stolen from cancer charity dinner

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Mississauga man has been arrested after a donations box containing $11,000 for a cancer charity was stolen from a Hamilton hotel. The box was stolen during a charity banquet dinner hosted by Ride to Conquer Cancer, at the Sheraton Hotel Saturday.

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GALLERY: Surf's up for a good cause at The Farm

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Plenty of surfers got on board for an unusual cancer fund-raiser on Sunday. Held at The Farm, the event saw the staff at Pines Surfing Academy give their time, expertise and equipment to teach people how to surf.

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