Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases

November 13, 2014

Public Health Expert to Join American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society announced today that Rosemarie Rosie Henson, senior advisor to the assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will join the Society as senior vice president for prevention and early detection, effective January 2015.

July 10, 2014

Howard Koh A Champion of Public Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 10, 2014 Following is a statement from John Seffrin, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), on the departure of Howard K.

November 18, 2011

American Cancer Society Responds to FDA Decision on Avastin

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it has revoked its approval of Avastin for metastatic breast cancer after concluding that the drug "has not been shown to be safe and effective for that use." The drug will remain an approved treatment for certain types of

October 4, 2011

Landmark Women's Health Program Celebrates 10 Millionth Cancer Screening

Cancer patients and survivors today marked an historic milestone in the prevention and early detection of two of the deadliest cancers for women: the 10 millionth screening performed under the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), which provides access to lifesaving cancer screenings and treatment for millions of low-income, uninsured and underinsured women.