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Nov 17, 2020, 08:00 ET The American Cancer Society and Pfizer Launch Community Grants Focused on Addressing Systemic Race-Related Barriers that Contribute to Disparities in care Among Black Men and Women with Cancer

The American Cancer Society and Pfizer have approved grants totaling more than $3.7 million in 10 communities focused on reducing racial disparities...


Nov 16, 2020, 08:00 ET The 45th Great American Smokeout: A Day to Start a Healthy, Smoke-Free Life

Tobacco use continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, accounting for about 30% of all cancer deaths. While fewer...


Nov 10, 2020, 20:36 ET Elva Saray de Telemundo 52 presentará el festival Latinos Contra el Cáncer de la Sociedad Americana Contra el Cáncer, en un evento virtual en streaming

La Sociedad Americana Contra el Cáncer presenta el festival Latinos Contra el Cáncer ; un evento bilingüe inspirador presentado por Elva Saray del...


Nov 10, 2020, 16:46 ET College Basketball Coaches and Celebrities Donate Local Rounds of Golf in Coaches vs. Cancer Auction

Nearly 100 college basketball coaches and national celebrities have joined forces during the global pandemic to assist Coaches vs. Cancer in raising...


Nov 10, 2020, 11:02 ET Telemundo 52's Elva Saray to Host the American Cancer Society's Latinos Contra el Cáncer Fest - A Virtual Streaming Event

The American Cancer Society presents Latinos Contra el Cáncer Fest – an inspirational virtual bilingual event hosted by Elva Saray of Telemundo 52's...


Oct 29, 2020, 07:00 ET Lung Cancer Can Strike Anyone

For Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) is warning that anyone can get lung cancer including people who smoke, people who...


Oct 08, 2020, 13:00 ET American Cancer Society's 100+ Year Fight to Save Lives from Breast Cancer Gets Boost from Fashion Retailer, Buckle

Fashion retailer, Buckle, is again sponsoring Denim Days to support the American Cancer Society (ACS). Denim Days began in 1986, when employees at a...


Sep 30, 2020, 08:00 ET Breast Cancer Screening is Still Important During the COVID-19 Pandemic

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, elective medical procedures, including cancer screening, were largely put on hold to prioritize urgent needs...


Aug 31, 2020, 12:49 ET Colorectal Cancer Takes the Life of Far Too Many People and Black Men are Disproportionately Affected

Following the devastating news of the death of the world's beloved Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, from colorectal cancer, many were left asking why ...


Aug 03, 2020, 08:00 ET The American Cancer Society Campaign Aims to Increase HPV Vaccination During Pandemic

In an effort to boost public health and help keep vaccinations on track in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the American Cancer Society is...


Jul 15, 2020, 08:00 ET Contribution From AstraZeneca Will Support The American Cancer Society's Mission To Continue Serving Cancer Patients And Caregivers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

AstraZeneca, a longtime supporter of the mission of the American Cancer Society (ACS), continues a legacy of commitment in the fight against cancer...


Jul 14, 2020, 12:00 ET Carrie Ann Inaba to Host the American Cancer Society's Share The Light - a Virtual Live Streaming Event to Kick Off Nationwide Campaign

The American Cancer Society presents Share The Light – a virtual live streaming event hosted by Carrie Ann Inaba, moderator of CBS's daytime series...


Jun 29, 2020, 07:00 ET New Agreements to Expand Access to 20 Lifesaving Cancer Medicines for Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) today announced agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer,...


May 05, 2020, 08:00 ET The American Cancer Society Asks For The Public's Support On #GivingTuesdayNow

The global coronavirus pandemic has posed a serious challenge to the American Cancer Society's ability to provide cancer patients and their...


Apr 03, 2020, 12:41 ET American Cancer Society Offers Free Housing to Coronavirus Health Care Workers Through Hope Lodge Program

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, today the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced that its Hope Lodge facilities around the country will be...


Mar 03, 2020, 13:00 ET The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Launches $2 Million Challenge Grant To Benefit the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge of Atlanta

Today, the American Cancer Society and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation (RMSFF) announced that RMSFF will launch a $2 million challenge grant ...


Mar 02, 2020, 08:00 ET National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Honors Community Leaders for Efforts to Increase Screening

The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), founded by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Feb 26, 2020, 08:00 ET American Cancer Society Honors Distinguished Volunteers with the Medal of Honor

The American Cancer Society (ACS) awards the 2020 Medal of Honor to three doctors. The Medal of Honor is the most prestigious award bestowed to...


Feb 10, 2020, 09:27 ET Blood Donations Critical in Fight Against Cancer

Today, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society announced their Give Blood to Give Time partnership to raise awareness on how blood...


Jan 27, 2020, 09:00 ET The American Cancer Society and Pfizer Launch Community Grants Focused on Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality

The American Cancer Society and Pfizer have approved grants totaling more than $2.5 million in nine communities focused on reducing racial...


Jan 17, 2020, 09:15 ET More Than 350 Basketball Coaches Unite To Fight Cancer During American Cancer Society's Coaches Vs. Cancer 'Suits And Sneakers' Week January 20-26

The American Cancer Society (ACS), the leading organization devoted to creating a world without cancer, will celebrate Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And...


Jan 13, 2020, 10:24 ET Stranger Things' Caleb McLaughlin and The Masked Singer's Ken Jeong Come Together to Support American Cancer Society's and National Football League's Crucial Catch Campaign

The American Cancer Society (ACS), through its National Football League (NFL) Crucial Catch partnership, announced today that one lucky fan will have ...


Dec 26, 2019, 08:00 ET American Cancer Society Continues to Expand its DetermiNation® Endurance Series in 2020 with Opportunities to Participate and Fundraise Throughout the Country

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is widening its opportunities for participants in 2020 through the DetermiNation Endurance Series with the addition ...


Dec 13, 2019, 09:00 ET Minnesota Vikings Star Kyle Rudolph Partners with American Cancer Society and NFL to Announce the Super Bowl Experience of a Lifetime that Gives Back

The American Cancer Society (ACS) through its National Football League (NFL) Crucial Catch partnership and ACS Ambassador Minnesota Vikings tight end ...


Dec 09, 2019, 07:00 ET American Cancer Society Welcomes Three New Members to the Board of Directors

The American Cancer Society (ACS) announces three new members and the newly-elected leadership officers to the Board of Directors, with all terms...