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A pack of cigarettes.  LINDSAY FOX/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Stony Brook isn’t tobacco-free — and it shouldn’t be

Mike Adams December 2, 2018
Stony Brook University banned the use of tobacco products on campus at the start of 2016. Still, the sight of students sucking down smoke around Frank Melville's old estate is far from uncommon.
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Paintings of flowers line the hallways of the Stony Brook University Cancer Center, while outside a sunflower sculpture by a patients husband stands to welcome new patients. EFAL SAYED/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Cancer Center named first National Pancreas Foundation Center on Long Island

Robert Dell'Osso September 21, 2018
The Stony Brook Cancer Center was recently named the first National Pancreas Foundation Center on Long Island.
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A cake from one of the Relay for Life events on campus.
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Letter to the Editor: The Cure Awaits

Adrienne Esposito February 1, 2018
The main problem here is that a school known for its incredible strides in STEM is not efficiently or effectively doing anything to promote important STEM-related and life-saving initiatives on campus.
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Relay for Life raises over $40K for American Cancer Society

Joe Malone April 29, 2014
Stony Brook students pulled a different kind of all-nighter for 12 hours this past weekend. From Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. into Sunday, April 27, students occupied the Campus Recreation Fields for the fourth annual Relay for Life event and raised $42,741 for the American Cancer Society.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings with it a deluge of pink ribbons, which grace many objects.(PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

The truth behind the pink ribbon

Hillary Steinberg October 15, 2013
Let me start out with being amazingly clear on this. I, in no way shape or form, remotely support cancer as a disease. It’s an awful, devastating thing to happen. My father died of cancer when I was seventeen after having it for five years and his mother had breast cancer twice, so in absolutely no way am I trivializing it. However, it’s now Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I feel we need address the fact that breast cancer has been reduced to a fad in our society. I want to address this even though I know my opinion will be considered unpopular.
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74 teams participate in this years Relay for Life event on April 27. (EFAL SAYEED / THE STATESMAN)

Students raise over $50,000 for American Cancer Society

Kelly Zegers May 2, 2013

Stony Brook’s third Relay for Life took place on April 27 at the campus recreational fields, continuing throughout the night until the next morning. This year, the 74 teams and 628 participants raised...

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Seawolves fight against cancer

Chelsea Katz April 23, 2012
“Seawolves Against Cancer” is fighting for a world with more birthdays. It will host the annual Relay for Life walk on April 27 in the Sports Complex to raise money for the fight against cancer.
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