Blog posts matching "Cancer Research Funding"

August 15, 2014

Small Town Relay For Life Events Make Big Waves for Advocacy

One of the first things many people think of when they hear Š—“the American Cancer SocietyŠ— is its signature event, Relay For Life. At Relay events across the globe, communities, survivors, caregivers and families come together for a 12- to 24-hour event to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones and fight back against a disease that too many of us have experienced. The Š—“fight backŠ— portion of the event is where advocacy plays a major role.

September 16, 2013

NCAA Basketball Coaches Join ACS CAN on Lobby Day

At a rally on Tuesday morning with our volunteers, the coaches shared their personal stories and connections to cancer. Each of them also emphasized the importance of Congress restoring funding for cancer research if weŠ—'re ever going to beat this disease.