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American Cancer Society Releases New Colorectal Cancer Statistics; Rapid Shifts to More Advanced Disease and Younger People
Colorectal cancer is swiftly shifting to more advanced disease and younger individuals according to Colorectal Cancer Statistics 2023, a new report on cancer facts and trends by the American Cancer Society.
The American Cancer Society and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Launch $10 Million Challenge Grant To Benefit Five American Cancer Society Hope Lodges
The American Cancer Society and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation announced the launch of a $10 million challenge grant to benefit five American Cancer Society Hope Lodges – in Omaha, NE; Charleston, SC; Lexington, KY; Lubbock, TX; and Kansas City, MO.
American Cancer Society Adds Four New Members to Its Board of Directors
The American Cancer Society has named four new members to its board of directors, with all terms beginning on January 1, 2023.
New ACS Report: Decrease in Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Continues; Wide Gap for Black Women Remains Stagnant
While breast cancer death rates dropped by 43% from 1989 to 2020, Black women continue to be 40% more likely to die from the disease despite lower incidence.
The American Cancer Society Awards $2.1 Million to Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center to Support Cancer Research and Tackle Inequities
The American Cancer Society has awarded Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center more than $2.1 million to support cancer research and reduce individual and systematic barriers that prevent people from accessing cancer care.
The American Cancer Society Launches Inaugural Chicago DE&I Impact Makers Event, Continuing Their Mission to Eliminate Healthcare Disparities
The American Cancer Society, a global organization leading the fight for a world without cancer, held their inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Impact Makers event on June 23, 2022, in Chicago, IL.
American Cancer Society's Impact Venture Capital Fund Releases Performance Results to Date
The American Cancer Society's impact venture capital fund, BrightEdge LLC, reported $9.7 million in realized and unrealized investment gains on $18.5 million in invested capital through year-end 2021.
Dr. William Dahut Named Chief Scientific Officer for the American Cancer Society
Dr. William Dahut has been named Chief Scientific Officer for the American Cancer Society.
American Cancer Society Announces 2022 Tennessee Area Board
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer.
Data from Phase III ECHELON-1 clinical study conducted with either stage III or stage IV cHL showed consistent improvement in OS across each of the six 28-day cycles completed.
American Cancer Society and Sleep Number Partner to Study Impact of Quality Sleep on Cancer Prevention and Survivorship
The American Cancer Society and Sleep Number Corporation announce a landmark partnership to embark upon foundational sleep research to inform the first-ever sleep guidelines for cancer.
American Cancer Society Receives Landmark $9.1 Million Gift from Lisa Dean Moseley Foundation to Fund Groundbreaking Cancer Stem Cell Research, Create Consortium
The American Cancer Society (ACS) today announced a landmark grant of $9.1 million from the Lisa Dean Moseley Foundation, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware , to establish the American Cancer Society Lisa Dean Moseley Foundation Cancer Stem Cell Consortium.
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American Cancer Society Awards $3.9 Million in Grants to 77 Health Systems Nationwide to Provide Lodging for Cancer Patients
The American Cancer Society has awarded nearly $3.9 million in funding to 77 health systems across the country to alleviate the financial burden of lodging costs for cancer patients.
Dr. Arif Kamal Named First Chief Patient Officer for the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society has hired Dr. Arif Kamal as its first Chief Patient Officer to lead its patient support vision and strategic plans to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families.
American Cancer Society Awards 82 New Research and Training Grants Totaling $47.4 Million
The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 82 research and training grants totaling $47.4 million.
Scientists from The Christie NHS Foundation Trust have begun human trials on the use of aspirin and avelumab in treating patients diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer.
The companies will use their funds to support the development of their lead assets and advance their pipelines.
The tool developed by On Target boosts the ability of surgeons to find and remove cancerous lesions during surgical procedures, increasing progression free and overall survival.
Football star and cancer survivor James Conner calls on Americans to Give Blood to Give Time
The Red Cross and American Cancer Society kick off partnership as the need for lifesaving platelet donations intensifies during emergency shortage