Updates matching "Global Cervical Cancer"

February 24, 2019

Cervical cancer survivor advocates for end of the disease

February 19, 2019

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

Washington, D.C. – 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.” The report examines the growing burden of cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) around the world and calls on

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

April 24, 2017

Advocates from Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will join 11 other public health organizations on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge lawmakers to help end cervical cancer deaths worldwide by integrating prevention and treatment into existing U.S. global health assistance programs.

December 5, 2014

Following is a statement from John R. Seffrin, CEO of the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), about the Council on Foreign Relations report, “The Emerging Global Health Crisis: Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries,” which was issued today.