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Run2Health May 7th, 2016

JOIN US AT LIBERTY STATE PARK SAT. MAY 7th for the 3rd Annual Memorial 5K Run/1mile Walk for 9/11 First Responder, Jersey City Fire Captain Mark Lee Please join The American Cancer Fund at its 3rd Annual Memorial 5k Run/1 mile Walk for 9/11 First Responder, Jersey City Fire Captain Mark Lee at Liberty State Park. This […]

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How Do You Prepare For Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is the use of medications (many of them highly toxic) that either kill cancer cells or prevent them from multiplying. The best ways to prepare for chemotherapy is to educate yourself, set reasonable expectations, advocate for yourself and do what you can to make the best of the situation. Ask what drugs you’ll be […]

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Foods That May Increase Your Risk of Cancer

What we should or shouldn’t put into our bodies is an issue for those of us who would like to avoid getting cancer. It’s a topic of seemingly endless and sometime contradictory research. How hazardous a particular food may be could vary widely depending on how much or how often you eat it. According to […]

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Don’t Let the Sunshine In

Like many things that can cause cancer, too much of a good thing can be bad, including sunshine. Damage done by too much exposure to the sun can result in the development of melanoma, a potentially fatal form of cancer, and other skin cancers. Regular use of sunscreen can reduce that risk. Tanned skin may […]

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Write Down Your Cancer Story

We are here to help you and your loved ones walk your path to a cure. When you face that initial cancer diagnosed you may have a range of emotions that will follow with you during your treatment. As you interview doctor and talk to specialists, you will tell the details of your story many […]

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New Jersey 5K Races – Spring Season

With the snow finally gone here in central NJ, we have noticed people slowly getting out and about.  Spring upon us and so it is time for the 2015 5k running season to being.  We have three exciting upcoming races to announce and welcome runners and walkers of all ages to join us. Registration for […]

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Where Does Your Money Go When You Donate To Us?

The American Cancer Fund® (ACF) is dedicated to educating, supporting and empowering those diagnosed with cancer. And we are sure you have heard that from other organizations as well.  So really, how are we different?  Well two important ways:  the first is that we look to provide you with simple but critical information on all […]

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Cancer Fighting Foods

Here at the American Cancer Fund we know the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and want to empower you build a healthy lifestyle for yourself.    We have all heard the importance of a well-balanced and healthy diet is critical to feeling your best. A healthy diet featuring plant based foods could be a key […]

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