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Understanding breast cancer

The month of October was designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) in 1985 after the American Cancer Society paired with the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. The purpose of NBCAM is to raise breast cancer awareness and to promote mammographies. According to the American Cancer Society, breast ...

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APSU, Clarksville community dance to help local girl

Members of APSU and the Clarksville community are using Zumba and other ways of fundraising to help a girl in need. Bella woke up with a severely swollen shoulder and was rushed to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt by her mother Isabel in June. After several tests to ...

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Dancers show off moves at annual DanceFest

Students and community members gathered in the Foy Recreation Center to participate in DanceFest 2015 on Saturday, Jan. 31. DanceFest was created to promote healthy living in the APSU and Clarksville community and lasted from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.. Those who registered were instructed in various styles of dance, ...

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APSU community runs 5K for breast cancer awareness

By Dalwin Cordova Assistant News Editor Several student organizations hosted APSU’s third annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K on Saturday, April 13. Hundreds of students and community members participated and helped raise close to $3,000 for breast cancer research. The race was hosted by the Wilbur N. Daniel African-American Cultural Center, ...

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APSU announces 3rd annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K

According to an APSU press release, the third annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K will be held Saturday, April 13 in front of the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center on the Austin Peay State University campus. Registration is available online through Active.com or on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. The ...

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