Books by Survivors:
A portion of the proceeds from the sales from these two books, written by survivors to encourage others, will benefit Cancer Action:

Beyond Words - Therese Swarts Iverson Click here for more information.

There is no Stage 5 - Linda Parrish Click here for more inforamtion.

DealBug logo
Cancer Action has partnered with DealBug, and we would love your support. DealBug is a deal-of-the-day website that gives back to local charities, churches and schools. To receive daily alerts about the awesome deals, please sign up at and see what the buzz is all about. Be sure to select Cancer Action as your charity of choice!

High Tea 
The 10th Annual High Tea supporting Cancer Action's work with breast cancer patients - including auction, silent auction and raffle - is planned for Sunday, October 7, 2012. The 10th Annual High Tea is already shaping up to be the best yet. For information, contact Deanna Rudd at or (913) 383-3053.

Something to Remember- Ian Drazick
The proceeds from the sales of the compact disc “Something to Remember” benefit the Community Education Program at Cancer Action. Ian was 20 years old when he lost his battle with testicular cancer. If you are a male between the ages of 12-50 or are a spouse, friend, son or father of someone who is, please learn more about this project. Click here for more information.

Sunflower to Roses 
Save the date to join us for the 10th Annual Sunflowers to Roses Bike Tour on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Cyclists will enjoy routes of 15, 34, 62, 72 miles and the four-mile family ride. Sunflowers to Roses organization is a tremendous supporter of Cancer Action programs. Click here for information as it is released.

Thank you to our community partners for their wonderful support!

Delores Y. Maxwell 5K Walk for Health and Wellness
Our thanks to the the Jackson County MO Chapter of the The Links, Incorporated for supporting Cancer Action and the Sarcoma Foundation through the 4th Annual Delores Y. Maxwell 5K Walk for Health and Wellness on Saturday, September 24.

 Dillards Salon and Spa
The staff at Dillard's Salon and Spa went all out this year for their annual Pink About It fundraiser supporting breast cancer services. This year, the staff hosted a silent auction and a Spa Day with mani's, pedi's, mini facials, brow waxing, and more. 

Girls Night Out
Independence Square was buzzing during their annual Girls' Night Out on Thursday, October 6. Women came out for shopping, dinner and drinks at historic Independence Square in Independence, MO. For more information about Independence Square Association or the 2012 Girls Night Out, contact Mikealene Evans at

Kimbell McCurry - Art benefiting Cancer Action
Local artist Kimbell McCurry supported Cancer Action through a special project in October. In honor of his wife, Linda, a breast cancer survivor, McCurry created a new painting each day through the month. You can see McCurry’s artwork at 

Local Knitting
Jeanie Manion once again created great knitted items that were sold at in some very cool stores in the metro all in support of Cancer Action's work with breast cancer survivors.

Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament
The 9th Annual Rod Rogers Memorial Golf Tournament was a great success. Rod Rogers' family is committed to supporting research to find a cure for Pancreatic Cancer and supporting pancreatic cancer patients in our community. For information on participating in the 2012 tournament, 
contact Marylyn Rogers Owens at 913-461-8527 or Jennifer Rogers Vogel at (913) 558-0196.

Would you like to host an event benefiting Cancer Action? Karla Nichols, Executive Director, to share you idea. (913) 642-8885 or