Hop to Hop to Fight Breast Cancer

EUGENE, Ore —  Hop Valley is hoping to raise $5,000 for breast cancer research with its first annual Hop to Hop on Saturday, Oct. 25. Rain or shine, participants will walk or run from the Hop Valley Tasting Room at 990 1st Ave. in Eugene to the Hop Valley Restaurant in Springfield located at 980 … Continue reading »

Dogs Walk in First Local Bark for Life

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Man’s best friend paraded around the track at Springfield High School Sunday as part of a new Relay for Life fundraiser. Around 50 dogs ran, walked,= or slowly trotted around the track for two hours during the first Bark for Life. It’s a fundraiser that shows appreciation for canine companionship, all while … Continue reading »

Interview: Relay for Life Results

Thousands of walkers hit the track at Willamette High School last month, walking around and around raising money for Relay for Life. Brenda Webber of the American Cancer Society joined KEZI 9 News Midday with the results on how much money it raised.

Be a Part of a Historic Research Study

EUGENE, Ore. — Recruiters from the American Cancer Society are in town to give people the chance to participate in a historic research study called Cancer Prevention Study 3. This week, recruiters are in both Eugene and Springfield looking for men and women between 30 and 65 years of age who have never been diagnosed with … Continue reading »

Dogs to Take Part in Bark for Life

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some local dogs will be joining the fight against cancer in just a few weeks. The UPS Store in Springfield is just one of the businesses taking part in the American Cancer Society’s first-ever Bark for Life event on Sept. 15. Dogs aren’t allowed at the annual relay for life event, so … Continue reading »

Relay for Life Fundraiser Goal on Track

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene and Springfield residents rallied for the cause last weekend for Relay for Life. Now that clean-up is complete, the focus now shifts to the numbers. Preliminary reports show this relay is right on track. Walkers came by the hundreds–survivors, families, local companies, and ordinary people–with an extraordinary goal: to find a … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Directs Relay For Life Funds

EUGENE, Ore. — The sixth largest Relay for Life event in the world takes place in Eugene on Friday. Hundreds of participants will circle around the track at Willamette High School to raise money for cancer research. Rich Truett, President and Chief Operating Officer of Bi-Mart in Eugene, has been walking at the Eugene-Springfield Relay for Life … Continue reading »

Dutch Bros Kick Cancer Day

EUGENE, Ore. – Wednesday a cup of coffee can help find a cure for cancer. It’s Dutch Bros Kick Cancer Day. All drinks are just $2. The money raised will go to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Kristin Salliday, with the American Cancer Society, stopped by KEZI 9 News this Morning to discuss … Continue reading »

Springfield Police Buzz the Fuzz

  SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A number of Springfield police officers said goodbye to their heads of hair Monday, all in the name of a good cause. Some were definitely reluctant, but in the end about 12 Springfield Police officers shaved off their hair to raise money for the American Cancer Society. “It’s a good thing … Continue reading »

Interview: Cancer Prevention Study

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s still a chance to be part of a unique opportunity to help find a cure for cancer. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 is a long term study tracking participants over the next 25 to 30 years. The study’s goal is to understand what causes cancer and what can be … Continue reading »

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