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The Advertising Council and the American Cancer Society Launch PSAs to Promote Early Colon Cancer Detection
28 Jan 02 | The Advertising Council and the American Cancer Society joined today to announce the launch of a national public service advertising campaign that uses humor to encourage people to get tested for colon cancer. The campaign includes television, ...

CA-A Cancer Journal for Clinicians January/February 2002
18 Jan 02 | Cancer now accounts for about one in four deaths in the United States, reports Ahmedin Jemal, PhD and colleagues of the American Cancer Society (ACS), in the January/February 2002 issue of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. CA: A Cancer Journal...

Congress passes important funding for cancer research
20 Dec 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, commends Congress for the passage of the Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education Appropriations Bill (S. 1536), particularly given the strong bipartisan ...

Cancer activists applaud house passage of Native American cancer treatment bill
20 Dec 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today congratulated the United States House of Representatives for unanimously passing the "Native American Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Technical Amendment Act" (S...

American Cancer Society National Board Officer to lead the National Cancer Institute
06 Dec 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, applauds the appointment by President George W. Bush of Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD, to be Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He has also served most ...

The American Cancer Society joins the American Legacy Foundation Launch of Great Start
04 Dec 01 | Trained American Cancer Society smoking cessation counselors will provide assistance to pregnant smokers from the Society's extensive National Cancer Information Center call center operations which handle more than 1.2 million calls a year. "...

Senate Passes bill on Native American Cancer Treatment
29 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, congratulates the United States Senate for unanimously passing the "Native American Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Amendment Act" (S. 1741), and for recognizing the ...

Women's College Basketball Teams Match-up for the Fight Against Cancer at the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer Women's Challenge
20 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today announced match-ups for the Coaches vs. Cancer Women's Challenge. The Coaches vs. Cancer program is a partnership of the American Cancer Society, the National ...

American Cancer Society Supports Closing Gap Between Effective Smoking Cessation Efforts and Health Care Coverage
08 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, issued the following statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on state Medicaid ...

American Cancer Society Funds 84 Research Grants
06 Nov 01 | Dr. Walker's appointment brings the total number of ACS Research Professors to 21. There are also eight American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professors. The awards also included: 42 Research Scholar Grants for Beginning Investigators, 25 ...

American Cancer Society presents 2001 Volunteer Leadership Award
06 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, presented its Volunteer Leadership Award to Lana Leavitt Rosenfeld of New York City. The Society presents this award in recognition of exemplary service to the American ...

Statement Of The American Cancer Society On Advance Lights Cigarettes
05 Nov 01 | Today the American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, issued the following statement regarding Brown & Williamson's decision to test market "Advance Lights" cigarettes in Indianapolis this month. "Brown & ...

American Cancer Society presents 2001 distinguished service awards
05 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, presented its Distinguished Service Award to two leaders in the cancer community at its 2001 annual Board of Directors meeting. A recognized leader in prostate cancer ...

American Cancer Society elects new National Board members
05 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency elected four new members to its Board of Directors at the Society's Annual Meeting held at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel, in Anaheim, California. Dr. Anthony has been ...

American Cancer Society elects national officers for 2001
05 Nov 01 | Dr. Young serves on the Board of Scientific Advisors of the National Cancer Institute and is past-president of the Board of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. He is past-president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and past-...

American Cancer Society Presents Humanitarian Award
05 Nov 01 | The American Cancer Society presents this award for dedication to the improvement of cancer control and for genuine accomplishment in human welfare. In 1991, Dr. Ho assembled an American Cancer Society Committee on Cancer Pain Management that put...

Top Basketball Teams Help Lead the Fight Against Cancer
31 Oct 01 | The Coaches vs. Cancer program teams up the American Cancer Society, the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. The groups leverage the celebrity of our nation's basketball coaches to reduce ...

Cancer Activists celebrate the anniversary signing of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act
24 Oct 01 | Today, the American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, applauded the work of state lawmakers and cancer advocates on the one-year anniversary signing of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act ...

The American Cancer Society supports efforts to promote pain relief for cancer patients
23 Oct 01 | Collaboration of health care community and Drug Enforcement Administration provides opportunity to protect medical use of pain medications The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, unites with fellow health ...

The View And The American Cancer Society Join Forces In October To Support The Fight Against Breast Cancer
23 Sep 01 | ABC Daytime's popular morning talk and entertainment program "The View" and the American Cancer Society, the nation's leading health voluntary organization, join forces in October to support the fight against breast cancer. Together, during ...

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