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Feb 01, 2017, 10:13 ET National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Recognizes Leaders in Colorectal Cancer Prevention Effort with 80% by 2018 National Achievement Award

The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), an organization co-founded by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control...


Jan 30, 2017, 07:00 ET Basketball Teams Partner with American Cancer Society to Turn 3-Point Shots into Life-Saving Work Against Cancer

Making 3-point shots this basketball season takes on even more meaning this year as college and high school teams across the nation square off to...


Jan 23, 2017, 07:00 ET Nationwide Basketball Coaches Unite During Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers® Awareness Week January 23-29 To Fight Cancer

More than 4,000 basketball coaches from across the country will forego their dress shoes in favor of sneakers to go with their suits during the...


Dec 13, 2016, 11:00 ET American Cancer Society Welcomes Three New Members and Newly-Elected Officers to Board of Directors

The American Cancer Society announced the election of three new members including Amit Kumar, PhD, of San Jose, California; Joseph M. Naylor of San...


Dec 09, 2016, 08:00 ET American Cancer Society launches New Coaches vs. Cancer® Brand Campaign 'Come and Play For Us' Theme

The American Cancer Society today announced the launch of its new brand campaign for its Coaches vs. Cancer program focused on increasing donations...


Nov 16, 2016, 09:00 ET Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas Reveals Recent Testicular Cancer Battle, Releases The Fight to Support the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society has teamed up with solo artist and Black Eyed Peas member, Taboo, for an opportunity that uses the power of music in...


Nov 14, 2016, 07:00 ET American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation Award Grants to Help 20 Colleges and Universities Go Tobacco-Free in Largest Initiative of Its Kind

The American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation today awarded grants to 20 U.S. colleges and universities as part of their Tobacco-Free...


Oct 24, 2016, 08:00 ET American Cancer Society Names Sharon Byers Chief Development and Marketing Officer

The American Cancer Society has named Sharon Byers chief development and marketing officer, an expanded role responsible for ensuring brand...


Oct 22, 2016, 18:20 ET Chevrolet Partners with American Cancer Society for Sixth Year on Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

For the sixth consecutive year Chevrolet and General Motors employees, dealers and customers are banding together to fight breast cancer this...


Oct 10, 2016, 08:00 ET American Cancer Society Collaborates with eBay to Launch Discovery Shop Online

The American Cancer Society announces the launch of a collaboration with eBay to provide an online presence for its Discovery Shop program with...


Oct 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Community Leaders Across the Country Compete in the American Cancer Society's "Real Men Wear Pink" Campaign

More than 2,000 individuals across the country have accepted the challenge to be a part of the American Cancer Society's Real Men Wear Pink...


Oct 03, 2016, 08:00 ET New American Cancer Society Cookbook Brings Together Great Taste and Good Health

 The American Cancer Society released The New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, which offers more than 120 all-new, easy-to-make...


Sep 22, 2016, 16:13 ET Beauty, Fashion And Publishing Industries Unite To Support Women With Cancer At Annual DreamBall

The Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced today the details for the 32nd annual DreamBall, to be held...


Sep 16, 2016, 09:00 ET Update: American Cancer Society Partners with Curing Kids Cancer to Raise Funds for Pediatric Cancer

 The American Cancer Society today announced the launch of a new initiative, "A House United to Tackle Pediatric Cancer™" in...


Sep 14, 2016, 09:00 ET American Cancer Society Partners with Curing Kids Cancer to Raise Funds for Pediatric Cancer

 In collaboration with Curing Kids Cancer, the American Cancer Society today announced the launch of a new initiative, A House United to Tackle...


Aug 22, 2016, 08:00 ET New American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Book Offers Newly Diagnosed Hope

The American Cancer Society today announced the publication of Breast Cancer Clear & Simple, Second Edition: All Your Questions Answered, an...


May 04, 2016, 07:30 ET American Cancer Society and CVS Health Launch Bold Initiative to Help Colleges Go Tobacco-Free

 The American Cancer Society (ACS) and CVS Health today announced a three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 institutions...


Feb 01, 2016, 12:43 ET Former NFL Player Chris Draft Teams up with the American Cancer Society as an Advantage Humans™ Ambassador

The American Cancer Society today announced that nationally recognized health care advocate and former NFL linebacker, Chris Draft, will be...


Nov 05, 2015, 15:07 ET American Cancer Society Celebrates Innovators of Tomorrow

The American Cancer Society helped usher in the innovators of tomorrow, as a presenting sponsor of the fifth annual WSJ.Magazine's Innovator Awards...


Nov 04, 2015, 16:04 ET Advantage Humans: The power of humanity is our greatest weapon against cancer

Today, the American Cancer Society unveiled a new public awareness campaign, Advantage Humans™, that puts people – and the...


Sep 01, 2015, 10:00 ET American Cancer Society and Lee Jeans Working Together To Support Breast Cancer Programs and Services through Lee National Denim Day®

 On Friday, October 2, employees at thousands of companies nationwide will celebrate Lee National Denim Day by wearing jeans to work in...


Dec 04, 2014, 20:27 ET American Cancer Society Launches Global Cancer Atlas To Empower Nations to Reduce their Cancer Burden

With the number of global cancer cases expected to increase by more than 50 percent by 2030, researchers around the globe have collaborated to...


Nov 13, 2014, 12:39 ET Public Health Expert to Join American Cancer Society

 The American Cancer Society announced today that Rosemarie "Rosie" Henson, senior advisor to the assistant secretary for health at the...


Oct 03, 2014, 06:00 ET Lee National Denim Day® Kicks Off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month By Raising Funds For American Cancer Society®

 Lee® Jeans encourages people to celebrate Lee National Denim Day today by putting on their jeans and donating $5 to the American Cancer...


Sep 17, 2014, 10:46 ET 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...