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48th Annual Mercy Ball – Celebrating Our History

48th Annual Mercy Ball – Celebrating Our History

(soft music) – When my doctor told me, “You have cancer,” I was amazingly calm; I probably was in shock. – [Narrator] Susanne Stanford is a cancer warrior. Diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2018, she underwent four months of chemotherapy, and that was just the beginning. – [Susanne] Then a month later, I had my …

St. Jude Celebrates an Icon in Black History

St. Jude Celebrates an Icon in Black History

My name is Janice Ivory. I’m an ALSAC Gift Shop Associate. I’ve been an employee at ALSAC / St. Jude for 32 years. I was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, and my parents, they would always tell us that, “You treat people the way you want to be treated,” and I think that had …

Fred Hutch: A History

Fred Hutch: A History

(music) This is the spirit that drove Fred Hutchinson. Whether it was his love of the national pastime, his love of country, or his love of life. It’s what led Fred to great success, and a legacy that continues to grow, well beyond his days on the diamond. Fred Hutchinson developed his love for baseball …

Cancer 101 | National Geographic

Cancer 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Today cancer causes one in every seven deaths worldwide. But how does cancer start, and what is being done to combat it? Our bodies contain trillions of highly specialized cells and each carries genes responsible for regulating cell growth and division. But when a genetic change disrupts this process cells begin to grow …

The History of the American Cancer Society

Your American Cancer Society has been saving lives for 100 years and we’ve seen quite a few changes in our time. What was the world like when we started? A century ago, the Dodgers were still in Brooklyn. You could get a car in any color you wanted so long as it was black. There …

Meet Zach Sobiech | My Last Days

Meet Zach Sobiech | My Last Days

Reporter: Zach can’t stop writing lyrics, there are so many songs he wants to leave behind with only months to live. His song called “Clouds” was born. [“Clouds”] Zach: Like every teenager out there feels invincible and they’ll never admit it and it’s not the kind of invincible like Superman, it’s the kind of invincible …