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  • Nov 23, 2021
    Initiative focused on increasing awareness of cancer risk, prevention and early detection in the Black community

    The American Cancer Society's Partnering For Life initiative will work to spread awareness about cancer risk, prevention, and early detection in the Black community. The initiative will launch...

  • Nov 17, 2021
    Nation's largest non-government, not-for-profit funder of cancer research announces awards at 59 institutions

    The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 82 research and training grants totaling...

  • Nov 16, 2021
    Donations to BrightEdge fund total $2.5 million; Donors include Wood Next Fund and G2 CEO Godard Abel, serial tech entrepreneur.

    The American Cancer Society’s impact investment fund, BrightEdge LLC, today named its first Founder’s Circle members, securing contributions totaling $2.5 million. Launched with an initial $25 million investment from the American Cancer Society (ACS), the mission-driven fund invests in for-profit, early-stage companies developing cutting-edge, cancer-focused therapeutics, diagnostics, devices, and technologies. The impact investment donations are BrightEdge’s first since its formation.

  • Nov 11, 2021
    New analysis from the American Cancer Society shows large declines in cancer mortality since 1971 passage of National Cancer Act

    It’s been 50 years since President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act, launching the War on Cancer. How did we do? Substantial progress has been made in the war against cancer, according to...

  • Nov 1, 2021
    American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Return as Partners

    The National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) announced that their annual Hockey Fights Cancer campaign begins today. Since 1998, the joint initiative...

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