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What do Americans Really Know About Cancer?
10 Feb 00 | 1 health concern of Americans, according to results of a nationwide poll released today by Discovery Health Channel and the American Cancer Society. Yet despite their concern for cancer, Americans remain either ignorant of cancer risk factors or ...

American Cancer Society Applauds White House Proposal to Hold Big Tobacco Accountable for Teen Tobacco Use
04 Feb 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, today praised the Clinton Administration's proposal to reduce teen smoking and hold tobacco companies financially accountable for underage tobacco use. "The American ...

Cancer priorities high in State of the Union remarks, says American Cancer Society
28 Jan 00 | Washington - January 28, 2000 -Delivering the State of the Union last night, President Clinton highlighted many issues which touch those affected by cancer. "In particular, the American Cancer Society is pleased President Clinton renewed his call...

American Cancer Society and Ortho Biotech Announce Collaboration To Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors
25 Jan 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, announced today that it has entered into a three-year collaboration with Ortho Biotech Inc. in support of the Society's Reach to Recovery program for breast cancer ...

Unprecedented Cereal Box Campaign Targets $1 Million
11 Jan 00 | Cancer survivors Lance Armstrong and Arnold Palmer are leading a unique effort in the fight against cancer: they're eating their Wheaties. General Mills, the maker of whole-grain cereals such as Cheerios, Wheaties and Total, has teamed up with ...

Statement by American Cancer Society on private insurer's cancer clinical trials coverage plans
16 Dec 99 | "As the nation's leading voluntary health agency and advocate for the cancer community, the American Cancer Society applauds today's announcement by leading health insurers to provide coverage for cancer clinical trials," said Harmon Eyre, M.D., ...

U.S. Rep. Jim Greenwood Honored by the American Cancer Society
03 Dec 99 | The American Cancer Society's Public Policy Leadership Award is given to those outstanding individuals whose efforts promote public policies that advance research, prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer. Because of his leadership ...

American Cancer Society Foundation Elects New Officers
01 Dec 99 | The American Cancer Society Foundation Board of Trustees has elected new officers for a one year term, concluding in November 2000. Dr. DiBiaggio has been an active American Cancer Society Volunteer and has served as president of the Michigan ...

American Cancer Society Asks High Court to Allow FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products
01 Dec 99 | 'The American Cancer Society is committed to one goal—the prevention, control and elimination of cancer in our society," added Seffrin. "American Cancer Society-sponsored research has shown, undisputedly, that tobacco use is a major cause of ...

Congress sends mixed public health signals in final federal budget
29 Nov 99 | In its role as the leading voluntary public health agency, the American Cancer Society says the budget is a slow step in the right direction and finds that Congress missed many opportunities to improve the public health, particularly related to ...

Cigar Smoking Increases Early Death From Heart Disease, Per American Cancer Society Study
07 Nov 99 | Cigar smokers experience a 30 percent increased death rate from heart disease before age 75, according to an American Cancer Society study published in this week's Archives of Internal Medicine. The authors also report that it is biologically ...

American Cancer Society National Leaders Screen The Insider
04 Nov 99 | The national leadership of the American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today reacted with outrage to the events portrayed in the new motion picture "The Insider". National volunteer and staff leadership of the ...

Norwood-Dingell Managed Care Reform Package Is The Right Bill For Cancer Patients
15 Oct 99 | During discussions with President Clinton today, the American Cancer Society announced its full support for the Norwood-Dingell Bipartisan Consensus Managed Care Improvement Act, H.R. 2723. With nearly 40 percent of Americans expected to face ...

The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today announced a new tool in the war against cancer: your voice
30 Sep 99 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today announced a new tool in the war against cancer: your voice. Take Action features American Cancer Society information and promotional announcements.

The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization and Amgen, the world's largest independent biotechnology company, have joined forces
23 Sep 99 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization and the preeminent source of cancer information and service, and Amgen, the world's largest independent biotechnology company, have joined forces to provide cancer ...

American Cancer Society names national government affairs VP; Daniel E. Smith veteran senior Congressional staffer, policy advisor
04 Aug 99 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization and the preeminent source of cancer information and service, has announced that Daniel E. Smith has been named national vice president of federal and state government ...

American Cancer Society Names National Ccommunications VP; Greg Donaldson Health Care, Corporate Communications Veteran
04 Aug 99 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization and the preeminent source of cancer information and service, has announced that A. Gregory Donaldson has been named national vice president of corporate communications...

Frist bill reauthorizes prostate cancer research
27 Jun 99 | Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) introduced legislation today in the U.S. Senate to reauthorize several federal prostate cancer research and prevention programs. The American Cancer Society announced its support of the reauthorization effort and endorsed ...

NCCN and ACS Unveil First-Ever Patients' Version of Prostate Cancer Treatment Guidelines.
23 Jun 99 | NCCN and ACS Unveil First-Ever Patients' Version of Prostate Cancer Treatment Guidelines. New York 1999/06/23 -Prostate cancer patients have an invaluable new resource in their fight against cancer, thanks to a joint effort between the National ...

Cancer Organizations from Around the World Meet to Reduce Cancer Risk and Mortality
20 May 99 | Representatives of cancer organizations from 110 countries gathered here today for the 2nd World Conference for Cancer Organizations, an event aimed at strengthening the global fight against cancer. The conference, called "Shaping the Future," is...

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