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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 10, 2017
    October 14 gala at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills raises funds for additional Society research grants with Tarek El-Moussa and Vanessa Bell Calloway

    LOS ANGELES – The American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science gala on October 14 at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will honor global ambassador and jewelry designer, Simone I....

  • Oct 5, 2017
    Expanded Initiative Benefits Early Detection and Risk Reduction Efforts for Multiple Cancers, including Breast Cancer

    This year, the National Football League and the American Cancer Society (ACS) are expanding their efforts to support the fight against cancer through the "Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer"...

  • 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...

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