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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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  • Jun 6, 2017
    Incidence, rising since the 1970s, expected to continue through at least 2030
  • May 19, 2017
    Proportion of rare cancers likely to grow as use of molecular markers increases

    About one in five cancer diagnoses in the United States is a rare cancer, according to a new American Cancer Society report. The report, appearing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a...

  • May 18, 2017
    Smokers who received frequent, tailored emails quit at rates rivaling medication

    Smokers who received frequent, tailored emails with quitting tips, motivational messages, and social support had cessation rates rivaling that of the most effective medication available for...

  • May 18, 2017
    Report notes while there have been improvements in some areas of cancer prevention and early detection, the use of potentially lifesaving measures is sub-optimal

    While there have been improvements in some areas of cancer prevention and early detection, the use of potentially lifesaving measures is suboptimal and strongly influenced by individual behaviors,...

  • May 4, 2017
    Increasing Affordability Expected to Hamper Efforts to Address Global Obesity Epidemic

    A new American Cancer Society study concludes that sugar-sweetened beverages have become more affordable in nearly every corner of the globe, and are likely to become even more affordable and more...

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