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February 11, 2020
National

Washington, D.C. – February 11, 2020 – American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers will head to Capitol Hill today to ask Congress to act to end deaths from cervical cancer globally. Through dedicating a portion of U.S. global health funding to improve access to preventive vaccinations, screenings

February 11, 2020

They were there to make a point. And they couldn’t have been more clear. Where you live should not determine if you live. On a gray, rainy day in Washington, D.C., 12 ACS CAN volunteers from across the county met with their members of Congress and laid out the path

January 23, 2020
Massachusetts

BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker has officially proclaimed January “Cervical Cancer Awareness Month” in Massachusetts. The proclamation was issued at the request of Charlestown’s Kate Weissman, a cervical cancer survivor and advocacy volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “Over 4,000 women in the U.S. each

February 24, 2019
Missouri

Cervical cancer survivor advocates for end of the disease

February 19, 2019
National

Deaths from cervical cancer can be eliminated around the world if investments are made in vaccines and screenings in low-and middle-income countries. In a new ACS CAN report, entitled “Saving Women’s Lives: Accelerating Action to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Globally,” ACS CAN examined the rapidly growing rates of cervical

February 12, 2019
National

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a report today titled, “Saving Women’s Lives: Accelerating Action to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Globally.”

October 3, 2018

Last week, ACS CAN co-hosted an event to compliment the United Nations (UN) High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in New York City to promote its recently launched global cervical cancer effort. The event brought together leading UN diplomats and public health leaders to launch a call to action

September 26, 2018

New York, NY – Key international stakeholders, diplomats and public health leaders will gather in New York City today to discuss ways to accelerate and collaborate on the global elimination of cervical cancer through vaccinations, screening, diagnostics and treatment. The meeting is hosted by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the

December 12, 2017

Virtually all cases of cervical cancer can be prevented or treated with the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and early detection screenings. Yet, an estimated 266,000 women worldwide still die from cervical cancer every year. Women living in developing countries are hit particularly hard, with about 87% of deaths from cervical