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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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  • Apr 27, 2020
    Two series, one for cancer care teams; one for caregivers, will explore share up-to-date information on the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on cancer patients and other high-risk individuals

    The American Cancer Society (ACS) is launching two series of COVID-19 and Cancer Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO)-model webinars. These online sessions will share up-to-date...

  • Apr 27, 2020
    New review finds breaks in coverage affect cancer treatment and outcomes

    A new study finds disruptions in health insurance coverage are common in the United States and are associated with poorer cancer care and survival. The study appears in JNCI: The Journal of the...

  • Apr 16, 2020
    Sales surpassed previous highs after short dip as consumption shifted to other available flavors

    A new study finds JUUL sales recovered within weeks following a dip after the company withdrew some flavored products from stores, eventually surpassing sales from before the change as consumption...

  • Apr 13, 2020

    The American Cancer Society is inviting participants in its ongoing Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS-3) to use a new app to help investigators track the COVID-19 epidemic and inform future research...

  • Apr 6, 2020
    Peer review council met virtually to keep cancer research funding moving in first of two cycles for 2020

    The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 79 research and training grants totaling...

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