Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases

March 8, 2024

Florida Legislature Passes Budget with Landmark Cancer Funding

The Florida legislature ended its 2024 session today by passing a budget that included landmark funding for cancer priorities in the Sunshine State, including meaningful increases for the Florida Cancer Innovation Fund, the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program.

February 14, 2024

American Cancer Society Researcher Testifies Before Congress; Advocates for the SCREENS for Cancer Act and the Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act.

Dr. Christina Annunziata, the Senior Vice President of Extramural Discovery Science at the American Cancer Society, testified today before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health in support of the Screening for Communities to Receive Early and Equitable Needed Services (SCREENS) for Cancer Act and the Women and Lung Research and Preventive Services Act.

January 23, 2024

Three-time Cervical Cancer Survivor Highlights Importance of Screening during Awareness Event at Las Vegas Sign

LAS VEGAS, NEV. – January 23, 2024 – A Las Vegas resident, three-time cervical cancer survivor, and volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joined dozens of other survivors, patients, and Clark County Commissioners at the official lighting of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Tuesday afternoon. The sign will shine teal and white in honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.