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American Cancer Society Selects Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to Publish Flagship Journal, CA
28 Dec 00 | The American Cancer Society (ACS) and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) are pleased to announce that LWW has been selected to publish CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed oncology journal of the American Cancer Society, for a ...

American Cancer Society Foundation Elects New Officers
19 Dec 00 | The American Cancer Society Foundation Board of Trustees has elected new officers for the year 2001. The American Cancer Society Foundation was organized in 1992 as the capital gift and endowment arm of the American Cancer Society.

Colorectal Cancer Shown to be a Smoking-Related Cancer
05 Dec 00 | American Cancer Society Study Links 12% of Colorectal Cancer Deaths to Cigarettes In the largest prospective study of cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer mortality, American Cancer Society staff researchers report finding strong evidence for ...

The American Cancer Society announces Congressional award recipients
27 Nov 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, has named the latest recipients of the American Cancer Society's 2000 Public Policy Leadership Award and the American Cancer Society's 2000 Public Policy Achievement ...

American Cancer Society Elects New National Board Members; New Volunteer Leadership Comes From States of NC, CA, PA, NE, NY, GA
17 Nov 00 | Mr. Murray has been an American Cancer Society volunteer since 1987 and has served as treasurer and Budget/Finance Committee chairman of the Society's Southeast Division. He has been an American Cancer Society volunteer since 1990.

American Cancer Society Elects National Officers
12 Nov 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today elected officers at its annual meeting held at the Chicago Marriott Hotel, in Chicago, Illinois. At the American Cancer Society, Dr. Bal is a member of the National ...

American Cancer Society Presents Distinguished Service Awards
12 Nov 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health agency, today presented its Distinguished Service Award to two leaders in cancer control at its 2000 annual Board of Directors meeting. Before coming to the National Cancer ...

The American Cancer Society's Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2000-2001 is Now Available
24 Oct 00 | - Despite this progress, the incidence rate for all cancers combined among African-American men remains 27% higher and the death rate remains 45% higher than among white men in 1997; the cancer death rate for African-American women was 22% higher ...

Cancer Patients Receive Interactive Decision Making Tools
16 Oct 00 | "The American Cancer Society's decision to embed the Cancer Profilers on www.cancer.org helps entrench NexCura's tools as the informational 'standard of care' for cancer patients seeking personalized decision support," stated Eve M. Stern, ...

American Cancer Society Calls for Removal of Eclipse Cigarette From Marketplace
14 Oct 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, today called on the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to withdraw its new Eclipse brand "ultra light" cigarette from the market. "RJR's health claims on the Eclipse ...

The American Cancer Society has a new book: A Breast Cancer Journey
11 Oct 00 | A Breast Cancer Journey is a new step-by-step guidebook from the American Cancer Society that allows women to be active partners in their breast cancer journey and prepares them for the challenges that lie ahead. The book provides invaluable, up-...

American Cancer Society Seeks to Protect Cancer Patients from Discrimination
11 Oct 00 | The American Cancer Society is concerned that, should this challenge to the ADA succeed, states will be able to discriminate against people on the basis of their cancer diagnosis. The American Cancer Society reports that through its National ...

Screening Mammography for Forty-Something Women: New Analysis Emphasizes Benefits of Yearly Exams
10 Oct 00 | "Evaluation of survival according to tumor characteristics demonstrates that breast cancer is not an inherently different disease in women younger than 50 compared with older women," Dr. Smith explained. A Canadian research group recently ...

The American Cancer Society Urges the Administration and Congress to Provide Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage
07 Oct 00 | In his weekly radio address, the President announced his support of legislation, advocated by the American Cancer Society, to expand coverage for colorectal cancer screening for Medicare beneficiaries. According to the American Cancer Society, ...

American Cancer Society Calls for National Tobacco-Control Legislation to Protect the Health of All Americans
05 Oct 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, today told Congress that the 1998 Master State Settlement Agreement (MSA) with the tobacco industry is not a "magic bullet," with only 15 states to date allocating ...

The American Cancer Society Supports Passage of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act
04 Oct 00 | Today the American Cancer Society congratulates the Senate for passage of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Act. Gerald L. Woolam, MD, President of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary ...

Statement by the American Cancer Society regarding the decision by U.S. District Court to allow Federal lawsuit against the Tobacco Industry to proceed under Racketeering claims
28 Sep 00 | "The good news today is, the federal lawsuit against Big Tobacco is alive and well.The American Cancer Society is pleased that the court has ruled that two extremely powerful government claims against the tobacco industry are legally sound and ...

American Cancer Society Applauds Congress for Efforts to Address Health Disparities
22 Sep 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, today applauded Congress for its bipartisan passage of the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000 (S. 1880). The American Cancer ...

American Cancer Society Applauds Presidential Commission for Tobacco Farmers
22 Sep 00 | The American Cancer Society, the nation's leading voluntary health organization, endorsed today's White House announcement of a proposed "President's Commission on Improving Economic Opportunity in Communities Dependent on Tobacco Production While...

The American Cancer Society Has a New Book: The American Cancer Society's Guide to Complementary and Alternative Cancer Methods
15 Aug 00 | The American Cancer Society's Guide to Complementary and Alternative Cancer Methods, is a timely new book available in bookstores nationwide on August 21, 2000. - Current trends, safety and regulatory issues, insurance coverage, and American ...

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