Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers will tune into the president’s State of the Union address to see if the president will commit to strengthen the nation's health care system, support life-saving medical research and improve quality of life for patients.
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American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network CEO Statement on the Passing of George H.W. Bush
The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network join the nation and the world in mourning the passing and celebrating the life of President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted its annual Cancer Research Breakfast earlier today at the Roger Williams Park Casino. The event featured leaders in public health and cancer treatment who discussed the latest breakthroughs in the battle against cancer. More than 175 people attended the breakfast, including patients, physicians and public health advocates in the state.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host a Cancer Research Breakfast for community members about important research taking place in Wisconsin on Thursday, Nov. 1. The forum will feature cancer researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Woodridge resident Judy Rospenda with its Capitol Dome Volunteer of the Year award at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently honored Olney resident Polly Sulcer with its Capitol Dome Volunteer of the Year award at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
New Health Disparities Chartbook Illustrates Inequities in Cancer Prevention, Treatment and Survivorship
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a publication today to illustrate health disparities across the cancer continuum and discuss public policy strategies to address those disparities. Cancer Disparities: A Chartbook illustrates the scope of cancer disparities that exist in the United States.
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a combined Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) bill that includes a $2 billion increase for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a total of $6.1 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Olivet, Mich. – September 24, 2018 – CJ Heisler was awarded ACT! Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work to help make cancer a national priority.