cancer

April 14, 2014 - 11:21am
More than 1,000 students attended the 12th annual overnight event at Syracuse University, which raised $81,000 for research.

Emotions ran high, but students at the 12th annual Relay For Life remained hopeful in the fight against cancer.

After a night of tears, embracing hugs and upbeat activities, donations totaled almost $81,800. More than $10,700 was raised on the day of the event alone.

“We came in with $70,000 from online donations,” said public health junior Kali Kearns, the co-chair for the annual overnight event. “Probably hit $10,000 tonight.”

February 25, 2014 - 3:10pm
Commentary: Of all the superpowers, perhaps the power to heal is the greatest of all.

Editor's Note: In a powerful video, photography senior Megan McNally visually recollects the pain of witnessing her mother's battle with cancer. Though she still grieves her mother's death, McNally describes the greatest lesson she learned through the tragedy: that love never dies.

Every child has fantasies, and at some point we all believed ours to be true.

May 21, 2012 - 1:48am
More than 2,000 students and Syracuse community members helped Relay for Life raise more than $149,000 for cancer research in the Carrier Dome on April 14.

It seems in today’s world, it is nearly impossible to find someone that has not been affected by cancer. Whether it be a family member, a friend or an acquaintance, millions of lives have been touched by the disease. 

Syracuse University students and members of the Syracuse community came out April 14 to fight back against cancer in the 10th annual Relay for Life.

April 10, 2011 - 7:11pm
Thousands of participants attended Syracuse University's ninth annual Relay for Life, raising more than $165,000 for the American Cancer Society.

As the clock ticked closer to 7 p.m., the Carrier Dome was buzzing with excitement as students pitched tents, unfurled sleeping bags and set up activity tables for Syracuse University’s ninth annual Relay for Life.

April 6, 2010 - 7:25pm
With four days left there is still time to participate in Relay for Life

In four days the Carrier Dome will become one giant sleepover.  From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on April 10 the American Cancer Society and Syracuse University will partner for the annual Relay for Life.  This year's Relay will feature a Mr. & Mrs.