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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 Evelyn Barella.

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  • May 18, 2017
    Smokers who received frequent, tailored emails quit at rates rivaling medication

    Smokers who received frequent, tailored emails with quitting tips, motivational messages, and social support had cessation rates rivaling that of the most effective medication available for...

  • May 18, 2017
    Report notes while there have been improvements in some areas of cancer prevention and early detection, the use of potentially lifesaving measures is sub-optimal

    While there have been improvements in some areas of cancer prevention and early detection, the use of potentially lifesaving measures is suboptimal and strongly influenced by individual behaviors,...

  • May 4, 2017
    Increasing Affordability Expected to Hamper Efforts to Address Global Obesity Epidemic

    A new American Cancer Society study concludes that sugar-sweetened beverages have become more affordable in nearly every corner of the globe, and are likely to become even more affordable and more...

  • May 2, 2017

    Grants from the Anthem Foundation to the American Cancer Society's CHANGE Grant program have had a positive impact on underserved communities across the country. Through $1.5 million in grant...

  • Apr 24, 2017
    Declines in prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing that came after changes in government screening guidelines have abated in recent years

    April 24, 2017 –Declines in prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing that came after changes in government screening guidelines have abated in recent years, according to a new study. Writing in...

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