Cancer Prevention Press Releases
WASHINGTON – September 26, 2011 – Tomorrow, 600 cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and their families from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will unite to ask their members of Congress to support funding for cancer research and prevention programs.
WASHINGTON – September 13, 2011 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the deficit "supercommittee" to make cancer a top priority during negotiations over a deficit reduction package.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 11, 2011 – A majority of states are falling short on legislative solutions to prevent and fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Statement from American Cancer Society Chief Medical Officer Otis W. Brawley
The White House has announced its intention to appoint John R. Seffrin, Ph.D., chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), to the advisory group to the newly created National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council.
WASHINGTON, DC – December 2, 2010 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this morning released its Healthy People 2020 report, which spells out nearly 600 public health goals for the next decade.
Washington, D.C. – May 4, 2010 – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program today celebrates 10 years of supporting communities in the fight against racial and ethnic health disparities.
Ten Thousand Americans Unite to Urge Congress to Boost Government Investment in Cancer Research and Programs
Survivors from all 50 States Visit Nation’s Capital for
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Celebration on the Hill 2006