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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 22, 2019
    Extending rates to non-expansion states would have led to 355,184 additional screenings

    A new study examining Medicaid expansion and cancer screening finds that the five states and District of Columbia that first adopted Medicaid expansion saw larger increases in colorectal cancer...

  • May 8, 2019
    Mortality goal based on applying outcomes among healthier segments to entire population

    The American Cancer Society has set a challenge goal to reduce overall cancer mortality 40% between 2015 and 2035, a goal set by applying favorable cancer mortality trends among college graduates...

  • 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...

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