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April 23, 2020
Minnesota

Cancer Patients and Survivors from Around the State to Hold Virtual Cancer Action Week St. Paul, Minn. – April 23, 2020 – State legislators will hear from cancer patients, survivors and advocates next week during the ACS CAN MN Week of Action . This gathering organized by the American Cancer

December 17, 2019
National

Congress just reauthorized the breast cancer research stamp. The stamp was originally created in 1998 and since then has raised almost $90 million to support breast cancer research. Just last year, this research led to a breakthrough in cancer treatment that spared 70,000 women from undergoing needless chemotherapy and the

November 18, 2019
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – From the panhandle to the Florida Keys, cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) met with their legislators this week in support of increasing funding for biomedical and early detection programs as well as raising the minimum age

October 31, 2019
Maryland

In October, hundreds of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events took place all over the U.S. At these events, advocacy volunteers armed with a clipboard and a pen collected hundreds of petitions to urge Congress to increasae funding live-saving cancer research. Cancer research and prevention is working, resulting in a

October 31, 2019
District Of Columbia

In October, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event took place in our nation's capital. During the event, volunteers armed with a clipboard, and a pen collected hundreds of petitions to urge Congress to increasae funding live-saving cancer research. Cancer research and prevention is working, resulting in a 40% decline in

October 25, 2019
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – October 25, 2019 – Raising awareness on breast and cervical cancer, over 80 cancer survivors and caregivers gathered with former and current lawmakers for afternoon tea at the The Lace House yesterday. In view of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

October 23, 2019
South Carolina

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as it celebrates and remembers breast and cervical cancer survivors and caregivers on Thursday, October 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ann Tunky Riley Pink Tea.

October 11, 2019
Missouri

Gov. Parson Proclaims October 13, 2019 “Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day” in Missouri ST. LOUIS, Mo. – October 11, 2019 – When she was 34, Rebecca Schutz of O’Fallon had just given birth to her third child when she discovered a lump in her breast. Unfortunately, her worst fears

October 3, 2019
Tennessee

Nashville, TN – Metastatic breast cancer, also known as advanced stage or stage IV breast cancer, affects thousands of families across Tennessee. This stage of breast cancer occurs when cancer spreads beyond the breast to other parts of the body, including the bones, lungs, liver and brain. Gov. Bill Lee