Firefighters support cancer research foundation with charity fundraiser

Good News Notes: “Whether battling a fire, giving emergency medical assistance, or helping support a worthy cause, firefighters in North Alabama are there to help. Regina Bodine and Jason Veres are among North Alabama volunteer firefighters who put their lives on the line to help their neighbors when 911 calls get made. Their respective fire…

Israeli scientist uses microbubbles to explode cancer cells

Good News Notes:  “An international team of researchers led by an Israeli scientist has developed a noninvasive technology to kill breast cancer cells, an innovation that in the future could perhaps also be used to treat diseases such as brain cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.” “‘Microbubbles are microscopic bubbles filled with gas, with a diameter as…

New therapy extends breast cancer survival rate, prevents reoccurrence

Good News Notes:  “A new immunotherapy developed by researchers at Northwestern University dramatically extends the survival time of mice with triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer.” “In a new study, mice treated with the therapy, which comprises two immunity-boosting drugs housed inside a nanoparticle, experienced complete…

Mathew Knowles Wants to Save Lives After Surviving Breast Cancer

Good News Notes: “The first time Mathew Knowles spotted a pinprick-size red dot on his shirt, in July 2019, he didn’t think much of it. Nor the next day, when the music producer and father to superstars Beyoncé and Solange found another spot on his shirt. When it happened a third time, though, Knowles, 68, brought it up to…

This Photographer Is Working To Document Species Before They Go Extinct

Good News Notes: “Joel Sartore, a photographer based in Lincoln, Nebraska, has worked with National Geographic for over 30 years, and has led the Photo Ark for the past 15. The mission of the Photo Ark is to document the 15,000 species that are in captivity, many of which are on the edge of extinction. Sartore…

FlowPlay Vegas World initiative generates $100,000 for cancer charity

Good News Notes: “Immersive gaming platform specialist FlowPlay has announced that its Vegas World in-game fundraising initiative has generated more than $100,000 for the American Cancer Society in 2019. The company and its community of gamers continue to grow their support for the American Cancer Society and have raised more than $200,000 for the organization since 2016.” “During…

IU students raise money for cashier fighting breast cancer

Good News Notes: “A cashier battling breast cancer is getting support from the IU students she serves.” “Kathy Rogers has worked at the SPEA Cafe in Bloomington for around 12 years.” “She’s served thousands of students and gotten to know them and they’ve gotten to know her.” View the whole story here: https://www.wthr.com/article/iu-students-raise-money-cashier-fighting-breast-cancer

Former NFL star DeAngelo Williams makes heartwarming donations to honor mom who died of breast cancer

 Good News Notes: “Former NFL star DeAngelo Williams has been lending a hand in the fight against breast cancer for years, and now his donations have reached a major milestone.” “Williams, who played for the Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers duringhis 11-year career, launched the DeAngelo Williams Foundation in 2006. The organization, which raises money to help with…