Stanford Cancer Coalition / Relay For Life

Stanford Cancer Coalition / Relay For Life Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. Your student-led fight against cancer at Stanford. Follow us from wherever you may be and get in on the movement.

Like us and let your personal news feed be filled with updates, stories, and hope for a cancer-free future! Join us at the 2012 Relay For Life @ Stanford, May 12-13th, 10am-10am! Visit www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca.

05/02/2018

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04/24/2017

Without volunteers like all of you, we would not exist. You are the true backbone of the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life. There is not enough participation in the world that we could give you to show you how grateful we are. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

04/11/2017

Thank you to the Stanford University School of Medicine Career Center for inviting us to their Biomedical & Bioscience Industry Expo last week! We had a fantastic time and we hope to see some of you out at Relay!

03/13/2017

Are you a cancer survivor who had a bone marrow transplant? A breast cancer survivor who used tamoxifen or Herceptin? A multiple myeloma survivor treated with Darzalex, a lymphoma patient treated with Rituxan or a lung cancer survivor treated with Crizoban (Xalkori)? Do you know ACS supported that research? We want to hear your story. Email [email protected] to be a part of our research success!

02/04/2017

Today is ! Did you know that cancer accounts for 1 in 8 deaths worldwide? That's more than HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria combined, but cancer does not stand a chance against us. We promise to continue to spread awareness, educate our classmates and fundraise for research to find a cure that brings us a world without cancer.

01/23/2017
Who Should Get the HPV Vaccination and Why

Hey All! Did you know cervical cancer is actually preventable? HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccines can prevent 2 types of HPV that cause 70% of all cervical cancer and pre-cancers. Because of this vaccine and early cancer screenings, cervical cancer deaths rates have dropped nearly 50%! Get out there and encourage the women and men in your life to get vaccinated and check out more awesome information on HPV vaccines at http://www.cancer.org/latest-news/who-should-get-the-hpv-vaccination-and-why.html

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

01/17/2017

Stanford Cancer Coalition / Relay For Life

01/17/2017

Hey Guys!! Let's ramp up this registration! The more people we bring into the event the more donations we can gain, the more donation dollars means we make a much greater impact in saving lives from cancer. Because WE>ME.

01/12/2017
RFL Event Leadership Teams Support Community

It's here!! Recruitment is in full gear and the WE>ME challenge is a way for us to win prizes for just getting your friends, classmates, professors, co-workers, and anyone else you want to invite to Relay out! Sign up now!!

01/06/2017

You have legs!! That means you should sign up for Relay!! Each step gets us closer to finding a cure! What are you waiting for? Register tonight!

12/14/2016

Hey All! We only have a few days left in The Relay California Challenge. Sign up by December 17th and raise $250 to earn this awesome Relay Baseball style t-shirt! Let's finish out 2016 strong!

12/12/2016

One person can make a difference. Nowhere is that more evident than in the founding of Relay For Life. In 1985 Dr. Gordy Klatt circled the track for a grueling 24 hours to raise money for his local American Cancer Society office. This was the beginning of Relay For Life. You, too, can make a difference – Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/11/2016

Relay For Life participants and donors remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those battling the disease by dedicating luminaria bags. Luminaria bags are transformed and illuminated after dark at every Relay For Life event. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/10/2016

At Relay For Life events communities across the country come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. To help ensure we see more and more survivors on the track each year, click on the link to donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/09/2016

More than one million people in the United States get cancer each year. Whether you have cancer or are close to someone who does, understanding what to expect can help you cope. At www.Cancer.org you can find basic information about cancer and what causes it, as well as in-depth information about specific types of cancer, their risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options. Your generous donations help the American Cancer Society make this information accessible to everyone who needs it. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/08/2016

People with cancer and their loved do not have to face cancer alone. The Cancer Survivors Network is a free online community created by and for people living with cancer and their families. They can get and give support, connect with others, find resources, and tell their own story through personal expressions like art and music. You can learn more by visiting www.csn.cancer.org. Your generous donations help the American Cancer Society to bring these people together. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/07/2016

The Look Good Feel Better program is a unique and meaningful way to help patients learn beauty techniques and feel better about themselves during cancer treatment. In person workshops help women with cancer manage the appearance related side effects of treatment. Trained volunteer beauty professionals teach simple techniques on skincare, makeup and nail care and give practical tips on hair loss, wigs and head coverings. Your generous donations help to provide specialized training to program volunteers as well as high quality cosmetics kits for all Look Good Feel Better participants. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/06/2016

Getting the best care sometimes means cancer patients must travel away from home. The American Cancer Society is trying to make these difficult situations easier for both cancer patients and their families through its lodging programs. Your generous donation of $100 helps to provide a cancer patient 5 free nights at a Hope Lodge. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/05/2016

Our Reach to Recovery volunteers are specially trained to help people through their experience by offering a measure of comfort and an opportunity for emotional grounding. Most importantly they offer understanding, support and up to date information including literature for spouses or partners, children, friends and other loved ones. Your generous donations help the American Cancer Society match the newly diagnosed with these trained survivors who offer hope because they themselves have survived breast cancer. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/04/2016

Every day thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment but some may not have a way to get there. The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery program provides transportation to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. $50 could help provide 5 rides to from treatment for a cancer patient. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/03/2016

ACS CAN is the American Cancer Society’s nonpartisan advocacy affiliate and is the leading cancer advocacy organization that is working every day to make cancer issues a national priority. It allows cancer advocates to hold lawmakers accountable for their votes and actions through voter guides, town hall meetings and increased lobbying for local, state and federal officials. Please join ACS CAN today by visiting www.acscan.org/relay.

12/02/2016

The American Cancer Society phone lines are open every minute of every day to provide free information and support to cancer patients and their families. ACS is there when you need them, at 1-800-227-2345. Your generous donations help us keep the phone lines open. Click on the link to register or donate to our Relay today! www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

12/01/2016

It’s the first day of our ! Help us spread the word about the American Cancer Society mission by sharing these posts on your event social media sites. www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca

11/29/2016
Relay For Life of Stanford University

Don't forget! Today is , our students work tirelessly and with such dedication so they can one day see a world with less cancer and more happiness, more laughter, more hugs, more memories, more of everything. Please consider a donation to our Relay For Life event and make our dreams of a world without cancer a reality.

I'm participating in Relay For Life to help the American Cancer Society save lives. I want you to join me in this event or donate to show your support. main.acsevents.org/site/TR/?fr_id=79092&pg=personal&px=

11/28/2016

Tomorrow November 29th is . One day where we focus on giving. Our goal is to turn this one day into a much bigger story. A story about how the American Cancer Society makes an impact on research, treatment and patient support every. single. day. of. the. year. Help us by supporting our local Relay For Life event (www.relayforlife.org/stanfordca) and the students who work so hard to make a difference 365 days out o f the year. , put someone else before yourself.

11/04/2016

Are you DETERMINED to find a cure for cancer? Or PASSIONATE about honoring those battling cancer? Maybe you are CARING like all of our volunteers! Stanford University's Colleges Against Cancer is looking for students who are looking to make a difference in the lives of others, who enjoy taking on leadership roles and have a true dislike of cancer. If you or anyone you know are interested please reach out and let us know!! We meet every Wednesday at 9PM room 200 in Old Union. Hope to see you there!

10/18/2016

Hey Everyone!! Our 2017 Websites are live and have a new look! Head on over to check it out and make sure to sign up :-) Bonus Fall Challenges! Help Relay For Life of Stanford University excel this year!

05/16/2016

Photobooth photos from LightsAnd Lines at Relay for Life 2016, thanks for the amazing photos!!

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