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Fresno State professor gets funding for breast cancer research

A biology laboratory tucked away in the Science I Building at Fresno State is home to several cancer diseases. And $300,000 in new research funds from the National Institutes of Health are now available to more closely study one of ...

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Why I Wore Pink: Awareness is Not Confined to One Month

October is a special month.  In the span of thirty-one days we commemorate important topics nationwide–domestic violence, LGBT history, ADHD awareness–just to name a few off the list. The point behind these campaigns is to start a conversation.  This month ...

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Standing with those who have lost and the ones who are still fighting

The 8th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk launched at Campus Pointe on Oct. 9. At 9 a.m., family, friends and loved ones passed through pink balloons and began their walk in support of breast cancer survivors, those ...

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Thousands run on campus to raise breast cancer awareness

Sandra Navarro usually runs for records and medals. On Saturday, however, Navarro was running for a different cause. The Fresno State junior joined thousands of people who gathered at Fresno State for the 17th annual Susan G. Komen Race for ...

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Race for the Cure raises awareness and funds for cancer

By Nikki McCabe   There’s no finish line when it comes to fighting breast cancer. However, participants at the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraiser reached their goal Saturday at Fresno State. Sharon S. Johnson, executive ...

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Lunafest returns for its eleventh year at Fresno State

The Women’s Resource Center is hosting Lunafest, an annual feminist film festival, on Oct. 17 in honor of community member Carla Jo Dakin. Dakin, who started this event at Fresno State, died in 2006 from breast cancer. Its mission is ...

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‘Race for the Cure’ brings hope

Veronique Werz Special to The Collegian Nearly 5,000 participants took part in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, to fight breast cancer and promote awareness, on Saturday at Fresno State. The day marked the 15-year anniversary of the ...

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Sorority fights for ‘2nd base’

The Sigma Alpha sorority had its annual philanthropy event Saturday for Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer research and awareness foundation. The event was held on the kinesiology baseball diamond and their theme for this year was “Save ...

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Race for the Cure 2011 [soundslide]

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was held at Fresno State Saturday October 29. The Race began early Saturday morning when cancer survivors, friends and family raced to support the fight against breast cancer.

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Students take part in breast cancer awareness

This October marks the 25th year of being the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and students throughout Fresno State got involved.

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Fresno State to host Race for the Cure

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Fresno State is doing its part to commemorate the word “awareness.”

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