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,
Blog posts tagged "Congress"
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.
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.
David is one of three courageous ACS CAN volunteers sharing his personal story to raise awareness about the importance of funding for research at the National Cancer Institute in our newest advertising campaign.
Technology is changing every aspect of our lives, and in the field of medicine that is especially true in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.
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.
Five years ago this week, we celebrated a landmark public health victory as the president signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law.
By now you've likely seen the news that there are some members of Congress who want to roll back some of the nutrition standards that we successfully implemented into our nation's school meals program
Last month's news that the FDA is proposing to regulate all tobacco products was long-awaited and very welcomed by public health advocates. There was lots of news coverage of the proposal's release, but what's next?