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Here you can browse our press releases, search our archives, and find details about our most recent announcements.  Reporters from credentialed media outlets who would like to receive press releases from the American Cancer Society national press office can contact David Sampson.

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  • Oct 3, 2017
    Black/white mortality differences closing in several states

    Overall breast cancer death rates dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 breast cancer deaths during those 26 years. And while black women continue to have higher breast cancer...

  • Oct 3, 2017
    The $30 million facility will offer free lodging for cancer patients traveling to Houston for life-saving treatment.

    The American Cancer Society will break ground at 10 a.m. EST, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, on the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Hope Lodge. The $30 million facility will be the largest of its...

  • Oct 2, 2017
    Nation’s largest non-government, not-for-profit funder of cancer research approves 78 grants totaling nearly $40 million in second of two cycles for 2017

    ATLANTA – October 2, 2017– The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 78 research...

  • Oct 2, 2017
    Award honors accomplishments to the cancer fight

    ATLANTA – October 2, 2017 – Two exemplary volunteers have been honored with the American Cancer Society 2018 Volunteer Leadership Award, a prestigious national honor for volunteers with...

  • Oct 2, 2017
    Award honors individuals for research that improves quality of life of cancer patients

    ATLANTA – October 2, 2017 – Outstanding volunteer Michael A. Andrykowski, Ph.D. has been honored with the 2018 American Cancer Society Trish Greene Quality of Life Award, a prestigious...

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