New data out last week by the CDC has me deeply concerned about the growing popularity of cigars among our nation's youth.
Blog posts tagged "ACS CAN"
While ACS CAN is a nonpartisan organization, we have a unique opportunity to participate in the election cycle by educating the public and candidates about the actions federal and state lawmakers should take to make fighting cancer a national priority.
The Affordable Care Act ensures that most women can receive mammograms at little or no cost starting at age 40, but there are still millions of low-income, uninsured women nationwide with no access to mammograms or other lifesaving cancer screenings.
In addition to our incredible volunteers, there were a number of VIP guests at this year's Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Six of them represented the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholars Program,
In addition to the more than 600 cancer patients, survivors and loved ones that ACS CAN had in town this week, we were fortunate to have three Division I NCAA Basketball coaches join us for Lobby Day.
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.
One of the first things many people think of when they hear the American Cancer Society 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 fight back portion of the event is where advocacy plays a major role.
With today's release of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Skin Cancer, I wanted impress upon my readers why it is so important that our nation has an action plan for dealing with this devastating cancer by sharing Megan's powerful story.
A recent White House report found that millions of uninsured Americans continue to lack access to health care coverage because a number of state lawmakers and/or governors have chosen not to broaden access to Medicaid.