American Cancer Society and ACS CAN statement on one-year anniversary of reignition of the Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
Childhood Cancer Research Press Releases
American Cancer Society and ACS CAN Statement on Retirement of National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins
Dr. Karen E. Knudsen, CEO of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) issued the following statement in response to the announced retirement of the National Institutes of Health Director, Dr. Francis Collins.
Cancer Advocates Highlight Innovations in Research and Cancer Early Detection at ACS CAN Idaho Policy Forum on Sept. 15
This year roughly 10,240 Idahoans will be diagnosed with cancer. Thanks in part to advances in cancer research and treatment, we are saving more lives than ever.
Frankfort, KY – As lawmakers hurried to pass key legislation including the state’s operating budget, they continued to think about 26,500 Kentuckians who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year.
Nashville, TN – As lawmakers hurry to pass key legislation, they continue to think about 39,360 Tennesseans who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year.
Cancer Advocates Held Cancer Action Day at Capitol, Urging Lawmakers to Protect Kids from E-cigarette Epidemic and Restore Funding to the State’s Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs
Frankfort, KY – Cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state who have been touched by cancer came together at the State Capitol in Frankfort to advocate for cancer-fighting legislation, Thursday, February 20, 2020.
St. Louis native and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Melissa Horn will travel to the U.S. Capitol today to talk about her cancer experience and to urge lawmakers to ensure childhood cancer research remains a national priority.
La Crosse resident and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Mariah Forster Olson will travel to Washington, D.C. today to talk about her cancer experience and to urge lawmakers to ensure childhood cancer research remains a national priority.
The administration released its FY20 budget today including a $4.7 billion cut for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including a nearly $900 million cut for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).