ALBANY, NY –APRIL 21, 2023 – Cancer survivors, their families and caregivers from across New York will gather at the Capitol building on Tuesday, April 25 to ask legislators to support Senate Bill 1196 / Assembly Bill 1673, which aims to improve New Yorkers’ access to biomarker testing – a tool t
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Cancer Advocates Urge New York to Use JUUL Settlement Dollars to Fund Prevention and Cessation Programs
ALBANY, NY – APRIL 12, 2023 – Earlier today, JUUL announced it will pay $462 million to settle a multi-state investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract young consumers to its addictive e-cigarettes.
Multi-Million Dollar JUUL Settlement Latest Proof One of The Largest E-Cigarette Companies Worked to Addict a New Generation to Tobacco
Attorneys General for six states and DC today announced a $462 million multi-state settlement to be paid out by JUUL Labs, following an investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract youth to its addictive e-cigarettes.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 2023: What Has New York Done to Address Rise in Colorectal Cancer Diagnoses?
DUTCHESS COUNTY, NY – MARCH 28, 2023 – At the start of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released their report “Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures 2023-2025,” which found that colorectal cancer is rapidly shifting to more advanced disease and younger in
MEDIA ADVISORY--ACS CAN to Hold Moment of Silence Honoring 37 New Yorkers Lost Daily to a Cancer Linked to Cigarette Smoking
ALBANY, NY—MARCH 15, 2023— As state budget negotiations heat up, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will release an analysis showing the annual number of New Yorkers diagnosed with a cancer linked to tobacco use and the number of lives lost to a cancer linked to cigarette
ACS CAN Releases Analysis Showing 14,000 Deaths Annually in New York From a Cancer Linked to Cigarette Smoking
ALBANY, NY—MARCH 15, 2023— Utilizing information from the New York State Cancer Registry, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released an analysis showing the devastating impact that cancers linked to tobacco use have on New Yorkers.
MEDIA ADVISORY – PRESS CONFERENCE: Buffalo Community Leaders Rally around Governor Hochul’s Tobacco Proposals, Moved by Data Showing Link between Tobacco Use & Cancer Deaths
BUFFALO, NY –MARCH 11, 2023 – As budget discussions among state legislators pick up speed at the Capitol, Erie County religious, health and community leaders are set to rally alongside cancer patients and survivors on Monday, March 13.
BUFFALO, NY—MARCH 8, 2023— Utilizing data from the New York State Cancer Registry, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released data showing the devastating impact that cancers linked to tobacco have on New Yorkers, specifically those living in Erie County: