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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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  • Oct 3, 2019
    Statement from Gary Reedy, Chief Executive Officer

    "This is a victory for public health, corporate responsibility, and customers. I applaud Schnucks’ decision to stop selling tobacco products. It shows, without question, that fighting cancer is...

  • Oct 3, 2019
    American Cancer Society and Buckle Urge People Nationwide to Dress Casual and Donate to Fund Breast Cancer Research and Support Services

    The American Cancer Society is teaming up with fashion retailer, Buckle, this October to celebrate Denim Days to Unite To Fight against breast cancer. Since 1996, Denim Days has raised over $98...

  • Oct 2, 2019
    Mortality decline has slowed in recent years

    A decades-long decline in the breast cancer death rate continues, but has begun to slow in recent years, while breast cancer incidence rates continue to inch up. These trends are outlined in...

  • Oct 1, 2019
    Nation’s largest non-government, not-for-profit source of cancer research funding awards 75 grants totaling more than $38 million in second of two cycles for 2019

    The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 75 research and training grants totaling...

  • Sep 26, 2019
    American Cancer Society and GameChanger Charity Announce New Initiative

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and a new partnership by two leading charities is poised to make a major investment in pediatric cancer research and support programs. The American...

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