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13 Apr, 2017, 12:14 ET American Cancer Society hosts nationwide CEO fitness challenge April 19

The American Cancer Society's CEOs Against Cancer® program will host Fit2BeCancerFree®, a virtual step-tracking fitness challenge to be held on...


03 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET Coaches vs. Cancer Honors University of Kansas Head Basketball Coach Bill Self with the 2017 Champion Award

Coaches vs. Cancer presents University of Kansas head basketball Coach Bill Self with the Champion Award, a prestigious national honor within the...


23 Mar, 2017, 07:00 ET Health coalition forms National Lung Cancer Roundtable to increase screening and reduce lung cancer deaths

The American Cancer Society and a coalition of leading professional, government and non-governmental organizations are coming together to form the...


16 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET At United Nations, Taskforce on Women & NCDs Calls for Social Mobilization Against NCDs, with Women at the Center

The health, economic and social impact of NCDs on women throughout their lives are the focus of high-profile "Women and NCDs: Debunking Myths and...


08 Mar, 2017, 09:27 ET American Cancer Society Celebrates Young Scholars Joining All of Me Projects in Latin America to Support a New Generation of Women's Health Advocates

In celebration of International Women's Day, the American Cancer Society is proud to announce it has selected four cancer organizations in Latin...


24 Feb, 2017, 10:30 ET Normani Kordei of pop group Fifth Harmony partners with American Cancer Society as a global ambassador

Normani Kordei, of the internationally acclaimed pop group Fifth Harmony, has partnered with the American Cancer Society as a global ambassador to...


01 Feb, 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...


30 Jan, 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...


23 Jan, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


09 Dec, 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...


16 Nov, 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...


14 Nov, 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...


24 Oct, 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...


22 Oct, 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...


10 Oct, 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...


04 Oct, 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...


03 Oct, 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...


22 Sep, 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...


16 Sep, 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...


14 Sep, 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...


22 Aug, 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...


04 May, 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...


01 Feb, 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...


05 Nov, 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...