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Cancer "Fight Back Express" Hits Indianapolis

Last updated on Monday, July 14, 2008

(INDIANAPOLIS) - The “Fight Back Express” is coming to Indiana.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is sponsoring a nationwide bus tour with the goal of building a grassroots movement to make cancer a top national priority.

The bus will be in Indianapolis today. Penny Pace-Cannon with The Cancer Society, says visitors will be able to sign the bus--creating a "petition on wheels. Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and their families are encouraged to take part by sharing their experiences

Pace-Cannon says support from government officials, states, and residents will aid in the fight against a disease that will kill more than 565,000 people in the United States this year alone.

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