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In July, Asa Floyd, a cancer survivor who credits his early cancer detection to our 3 Steps Detect education, garnered attention from WCVB Channel 5 Boston for his bravery in sharing his experience and offering hope to those battling similar challenges.

2023

10 – 9 Early cancer detection for firefighters is focus of new campaign, Reel Chicago

10 – 5 Ad of the Day: Firefighters sing and dance in DetecTogether’s cancer awareness campaign, The Drum

10 – 3 DetecTogether Takes “Response Time Matters” National, Promotes Early Cancer Detection for Firefighters, Marketing Communications

10 – 3 DetecTogether Takes “Response Time Matters” National, Promotes Early Cancer Detection for Firefighters, Adweek

10 – 3 DetecTogether Takes “Response Time Matters” National, Promotes Early Cancer Detection for Firefighters, Ads of Brands

07-13 How a presentation helped Massachusetts athlete catch his cancer early, WCVB Channel 5 Boston

4 -10 DetecTogether enlists VSA to refresh firefighter cancer campaign, Media Shotz UK

2022

10-27 UMass Chan Medical School students help screen firefighters for cancer at Polar Park, UMass Chan Medical School website

10-27 Message to firefighters in Worcester and beyond: Cancer screenings save lives, Telegram & Gazette

10-25 Worcester firefighter diagnosed with cancer following free screening, MassLive

10-25 Massachusetts firefighters receive free cancer screenings from UMass Memorial, Spectrum News 1

10-21 DetecTogether Brings Firefighter Cancer Screening Event Back to Worcester (MA), Fire Engineering

10-21 DetecTogether Brings Firefighter Cancer Screening Event Back to MA Firefighters, Firehouse

Fall 2022 DetecTogether gala and golf tournament, Worcester Living, Out & About section, pg. 63

09-14 Campaign to Help Firefighters Beat Cancer Launches in Boston, Firehouse

07-29 Shrewsbury couple raises awareness, funds to benefit DetecTogether’s lifesaving early cancer detection with Golf Fights Cancer Marathon, Telegram & Gazette

04-18 Katie Adelstein Is Running Boston for Early Cancer Detection, Boston.com

04-13 Richard Rivera Is Running Boston to Support Early Cancer Detection, Boston.com

04-11 Massachusetts Teacher Finally Diagnosed With Cancer After Medical Complaints Were Dismissed as Anxiety, Inside Edition

04-08 Teacher Was Diagnosed with Cancer After a Nurse Dismissed Her Symptoms for a Year as ‘Anxiety’, People.com

03-25 ‘Catching It Early Can Save Our Lives’: Why This New York City Firefighter Is Running Boston, Boston.com

03-24 Her brother Was Diagnosed with Cancer at 26. Now She’s Running Boston for DetecTogether, Boston.com

03-23 Heidi Richard is Running Boston After a Late Cancer Diagnosis, Boston.com

2021

11-08 Boston Firefighters Learn Cancer Detection Skills, Firehouse

08-27 WCVB Wake-Up Call [VIDEO], WCVB, Boston

08-25 Firefighters screened for skin cancer during DetecTogether/UMASS Memorial event at Polar Park, Telegram & Gazette

08-25 MA Firefighters Receive Free Skin Cancer Screenings, Firehouse

06-09 Along the Way: Foxboro boy golfs to fight cancer, The Sun Chronicle

06-08 [VIDEO] Cancer Survivor Elaine Gebhardt Participates In Golf Marathon, Mass Golf

06-06 Golf Fights Cancer Marathon Raises $750K, Setting a Record, massnonprofit news

06-06 [VIDEO] 4 Your Community: Golf Fights Cancer, CBS Boston, WBZ4

06-03 St. John’s duo raises awareness, funds as part of Golf Fights Cancer Marathon, telegram.com

06-02 Framingham Firefighters Playing in Golf Fights Cancer Golf Marathon To Honor Late Deputy Fire Chiefate in Golf Fights Cancer Golf Marathon, Framingham SOURCE

06-02 Ben Vainer Raises $4,240 in Golf Fights Cancer’s 2021 Golf Marathon, East Boston Times — Free Press

05-28 Wellesley firefighter to participate in Golf Fights Cancer Golf Marathon, WickedLocal.com

05-26 Former MA Firefighter Golfs for Cancer Awareness, Firehouse

2020

10-27 Wellesley’s Difference Maker, MetroWest Daily News

09-24 Delivering 3 Steps Detect Education to 250 Springfield, Mass. firefighters, Western Mass News

05-14 Wellesley firefighter rings the bell, Wicked Local-Wellesley

05-07 Wellesley firefighter battling cancer gets special surprise on last day of treatment, WHDH, Ch. 7 Boston

05-07 Wellesley firefighter celebrates final chemo treatment with surprise parade, Boston25 News

2019

11-1 Cancer survivor Asa Floyd honored during NFL’s Crucial Catch events, Worcester News Tonight

10-11 Shrewsbury PD hosts “Coffee with a Cop” event, Shrewsbury Advocate