We're grateful that President Obama signed a presidential proclamation naming September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, focusing national efforts to combat this devastating disease.
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Childhood cancer's own superhero "Rumbleman" descended upon Washington, D.C. today joining more than 250 childhood cancer patients, survivors and their families on Capitol Hill.
Unfortunately, for most of you the answer to the question above is not well. According to a new edition of the ACS CAN report How Do You Measure Up? released today, many state legislatures are missing opportunities to enact laws and policies that could not only generate new revenue and long-term health savings, but also save lives.
Did you know that cancer is the leading cause of non-accidental death among children in the U.S. under the age of 15? It's a story of urgency that needs to be shared, and ACS CAN is participating in an exciting event today that is designed to spread that message.
A new edition of the ACS CAN report How Do You Measure Up? shows that the majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions to prevent and fight cancer. The report ranks where states stand on these issues that play a critical role in reducing cancer incidence and death. It measures seven specific issues.
Did you know tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of death in our country? Yet, our progress in the fight against Big Tobacco is being undermined, according to a report released today by a coalition of public health groups including ACS CAN.