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Sep 17, 2014, 10:46 ET
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Beauty, Fashion And Publishing Industries Unite To Celebrate 25 Years Of Support For Women With Cancer At Annual DreamBall

The Personal Care Products Council Foundation and The American Cancer Society announced today the details for the 30th annual DreamBall, to be held...

Aug 21, 2014, 06:00 ET

Report Shows Majority of States Falling Short on Policies to Fight and Prevent Cancer

 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by...

Jul 24, 2014, 10:30 ET

American Cancer Society To Sponsor 'Rifftime On Route 66 Music Festival' Performances

Rifftime, the prestigious digital showcase for musicians at all stages of their careers, is pleased to announce the American Cancer Society will...

Jul 11, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Relay For Life Oakland Unites Community in Fight Against Cancer

 Hundreds of participants will come together next weekend in Oakland to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to...

Jul 08, 2014, 10:54 ET

Lee® Jeans Launches 2014 Cause Campaign, Selects Three Breast Cancer Survivors As Ambassadors With The American Cancer Society®

 Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans' 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of...

Jun 18, 2014, 14:05 ET

American Cancer Society Honors Companies, CEO of the Year for Outstanding Commitment to the Fight Against Cancer

Today the American Cancer Society recognizes several companies for their generous contributions to the Society's fight against cancer, their...

May 13, 2014, 16:16 ET
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Extended Stay America Hotels, American Cancer Society Partner, Providing Cancer Patients With Free And Low-Cost Lodging

 One of the most important keys to surviving cancer is access to treatment. For many patients, the best hope for a cure means traveling to a...

Jan 08, 2014, 11:00 ET
American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Mark 50th Anniversary of Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco and Health, Cite Remarkable Progress.  (PRNewsFoto/American Cancer Society)

American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Mark 50th Anniversary of Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco and Health, Cite Remarkable Progress

But Groups Say Work Remains to Further Reduce Number Of Lives Lost to Smoking-Related Cancers  As the nation marks the 50th...

Sep 17, 2013, 11:49 ET

American Cancer Society Expands Efforts to Reduce Burden of Cancer in Underserved Communities

Walgreens and its Customers Enable $6.4 Million Gift to Assist with Community-Based Cancer Education and Screening Programs  The American...

Aug 15, 2013, 08:00 ET

Report Shows Majority of States Falling Short on Policies to Fight and Prevent Cancer

 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by...

May 22, 2013, 13:40 ET
From researchers seeking cures, to volunteers going above and beyond in their communities, we're featuring 100 stories from everyday people who are taking action to help us finish the fight. http://www.cancer.org/fight/100-stories.  (PRNewsFoto/American Cancer Society)

American Cancer Society Features 100 Stories of Hope

On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the American Cancer Society will celebrate 100 years of saving lives and creating more birthdays. "The American...

May 22, 2013, 09:00 ET

American Cancer Society Marks 100th Year with One Goal - To Finish the Fight against Cancer

 One hundred years ago today, the American Cancer Society was founded by 15 prominent physicians and business leaders in New York City. First...

May 01, 2013, 13:30 ET

EHE International Showcases a Window to Celebrate the American Cancer Society's 100th Birthday in Rockefeller Center Plaza

American Cancer Society to Mark 100th Birthday on May 22 This May 22nd, the American Cancer Society will mark its 100th birthday and EHE...

Apr 23, 2013, 18:18 ET
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American Cancer Society Marks 100th Birthday with Call to Finish the Fight

 On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the American Cancer Society will celebrate 100 years of saving lives and creating a world with more birthdays....

Jan 24, 2013, 11:39 ET
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10th annual Suits and Sneakers Weekend on January 25-27, 2013

From January 25-27, more than 4,000 college and high school basketball coaches across the United States will be making much more than just a...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

Polling: Michigan Voters Want State to Use Federal Funds to Cover Uninsured Through Medicaid

 Public opinion polling released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows that registered voters in Michigan,...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

Polling: Florida Voters Want State to Use Federal Funds to Cover Uninsured Through Medicaid

Public opinion polling released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows that registered voters in Florida want...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

Polling: Kentucky Voters Want State to Use Federal Funds to Cover Uninsured Through Medicaid

Public opinion polling released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows that registered voters in Kentucky, by a...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

Polling: New Jersey Voters Want State to Use Federal Funds to Cover Uninsured Through Medicaid

 Public opinion polling released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows that registered voters in New...

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET

Polling: Iowa Voters Want State to Use Federal Funds to Cover Uninsured Through Medicaid

Public opinion polling released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows that registered voters in Iowa, by a...