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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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  • May 7, 2019
    Offering cancer patients free lodging while traveling for treatment

    The American Cancer Society broke ground today on a Hope Lodge facility in Dallas, offering cancer patients and their caregivers a home away from home while traveling to receive care from any of...

  • May 2, 2019
    Study: 137 million adults in the United States suffered medical financial hardship in 2015/2017

    A new study by American Cancer Society researchers finds medical financial hardship is very common among people in the United States, with more than half reporting problems with affordability,...

  • Apr 18, 2019
    Convertible note financing of Castle Biosciences, an innovator in skin-cancer diagnostics, is first investment for BrightEdge

    Castle Biosciences, Inc. and the American Cancer Society's newly formed philanthropic fund, BrightEdge, today announced that the fund's participation in a convertible note financing of Castle...

  • Apr 17, 2019
    Changing trends underscore importance of HPV prevention and early detection efforts

    A new study reports that a type of cervical cancer that is less amenable to Pap testing is increasing in several subpopulations of women, pointing to the growing importance of human papillomavirus...

  • Apr 15, 2019
    American Cancer Society study highlights need to better identify who may not benefit from aggressive treatment

    Some patients who died within one month of being newly diagnosed with metastatic cancer in the United States received ineffective surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and hormonal therapy according...

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