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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 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...

  • Apr 11, 2019
    American Cancer Society to become National Featured Charity of Six West Coast Events

    The American Cancer Society and Motiv announced a new collaboration to empower endurance athletes of all abilities to take a more proactive role in improving their personal health and helping to...

  • Apr 8, 2019
    Penn State's Pat Chambers, Youth Official Lou Levine and Hickory Christian Academy's Gary Bowne honored for their impact on the fight against cancer

    Two coaches and a youth basketball official are being honored by the American Cancer Society for their work to fund the fight against cancer. Penn State University head basketball coach Pat...

  • Apr 3, 2019
    Socioeconomic status, educational attainment consistently linked to higher risk, lower prevention

    The latest edition of the American Cancer Society’s review on recent cancer prevention and early detection efforts in the United States finds there’s a long way to go in fully adopting...

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