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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 8, 2020

    A survey of American Cancer Society grantees finds more than half report their cancer research has been halted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Cancer Society reached out to all...

  • May 5, 2020

    The global coronavirus pandemic has posed a serious challenge to the American Cancer Society's ability to provide cancer patients and their caregivers support during an unprecedented time. On...

  • 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...

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