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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...


Nov 25, 2019, 10:00 ET American Cancer Society Tips Off 27th Coaches Vs. Cancer Program With 'United Front' Campaign

The American Cancer Society (ACS), the leading organization devoted to creating a world without cancer, announced today the tip off to its 2019-2020...


Nov 01, 2019, 10:05 ET American Cancer Society Announces New Video Series Created to Deliver Clinical and Emotional Support to Cancer Caregivers

To help support cancer caregivers, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has created a Caregiver Support Video Series that can answer caregivers'...


Oct 30, 2019, 09:00 ET American Cancer Society, National Football League Moms Team Up in Cancer Fight

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Professional Football Players Mothers Association (PFPMA) have announced a new partnership to support...


Oct 28, 2019, 07:00 ET American Cancer Society Publishes New Quick & Healthy Cookbook with Recipes for Every Day

Quick & Healthy: 50 Simple, Delicious Recipes for Every Day is the newest cookbook from the American Cancer Society. It offers 50 simple,...


Oct 07, 2019, 08:00 ET American Cancer Society Launches New Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Celebrity Influencers Encouraging Fans to Join Their Team and "Get #YOUnited" in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is teaming up with celebrity ambassadors this month to encourage their families, friends, fans and followers alike...


Oct 03, 2019, 09:00 ET American Cancer Society's Denim Days, Presented by Buckle, Kicks Off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The American Cancer Society is teaming up with fashion retailer, Buckle, this October to celebrate Denim Days to Unite To Fight against breast cancer....


Sep 26, 2019, 09:00 ET "Gamers Beat Cancer" Campaign Launched To Fight Cancer in Kids and Young Adults

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and a new partnership by two leading charities is poised to make a major investment in pediatric cancer ...


Sep 17, 2019, 10:00 ET American Cancer Society and National Football League Partner on Crucial Catch Campaign Sweepstakes

The National Football League's (NFL) Crucial Catch initiative in partnership with the American Cancer Society announced today a unique opportunity...


Sep 10, 2019, 07:00 ET American Cancer Society Relay For Life Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

The American Cancer Society (ACS) celebrates its historic 35th anniversary of its signature fundraiser Relay For Life with the 2020 season kickoff....


Aug 08, 2019, 09:00 ET The American Cancer Society Reminds Parents that the HPV Vaccine Should be Part of the Back-to-School Routine

Prepping for back-to-school means buying new supplies, clothes, and backpacks, but it's also time to make sure your children are protected from...


Aug 05, 2019, 09:00 ET American Cancer Society and CVS Health Announce 2nd Annual Campaign to Fund Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

The American Cancer Society, the nation's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer, announced today the launch of an...


Aug 01, 2019, 06:00 ET New Report Highlights Big Tobacco's Dangerous Attempts to Co-opt Promising Public Health Policies to Serve Their Own Agenda

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) annual state-by-state report released today finds a majority of bills introduced in...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:00 ET EMD Serono Awards Grant to American Cancer Society to Deliver Global Evaluation Data for SOURCE Program

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has received a grant from EMD Serono Inc., the healthcare business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the U.S....


Apr 18, 2019, 07:00 ET American Cancer Society's Newly Formed Philanthropic Impact Fund Makes First Investment

Castle Biosciences, Inc. and the American Cancer Society's newly formed philanthropic fund, BrightEdge, today announced that the fund's participation ...


Apr 15, 2019, 09:25 ET Simone I. Smith and American Cancer Society Want You To "Beat Cancer Like A Boss"

Today, American Cancer Society (ACS) has released an all new video marketing campaign "Beat Cancer Like A Boss" in partnership with entrepreneur and...


Apr 11, 2019, 09:00 ET Motiv and American Cancer Society Announce Partnership

The American Cancer Society and Motiv announced a new collaboration to empower endurance athletes of all abilities to take a more proactive role in...


Apr 08, 2019, 10:45 ET Coaches vs. Cancer Announces 2019 Awards

Two coaches and a youth basketball official are being honored by the American Cancer Society for their work to fund the fight against cancer. Penn...


Feb 25, 2019, 14:28 ET National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and Fight Colorectal Cancer Rally Survivors, Celebrities and Experts to Launch New Colon Cancer Screening Campaign

The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the...


Jan 07, 2019, 07:00 ET Actress Vanessa Hudgens Named American Cancer Society Global Ambassador; Joins Super Bowl Sweepstakes

The American Cancer Society (ACS) welcomes a new global ambassador, actress Vanessa Hudgens, who is participating in an exclusive Super Bowl LIII...


Dec 10, 2018, 07:00 ET Three New Members and New Officers Elected to the American Cancer Society Board of Directors

The American Cancer Society welcomes newly elected members and key officer leadership positions to the Board of Directors, with all terms beginning...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:30 ET The Great American Smokeout: Day 1 on the Path to a Tobacco-Free Future

For the 43rd annual Great American Smokeout® on Thursday, November 15, 2018, the event takes on a new theme: "Day 1," reflecting the event's...


Oct 17, 2018, 07:00 ET Five Distinguished Individuals to be Honored with Highest American Cancer Society Award

The American Cancer Society will bestow its highest honor – the Medal of Honor – to five individuals during a celebration ceremony at the Ronald...


Oct 08, 2018, 07:00 ET American Cancer Society Unveils New Celebrity-Designed Holiday Greeting Cards

Make this holiday season extra special with the American Cancer Society Greetings collection of cards. This year's greeting cards assortment include...


Oct 01, 2018, 08:00 ET October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, the American Cancer Society says remarkable progress against the disease should not obscure the...