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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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  • Jan 17, 2008

    Atlanta 2008/01/17 -Renowned cancer researcher and American Cancer Society grantee Dr. Judah Folkman passed away suddenly this week at age 74. In the face of deep skepticism, Dr. Folkman, of...

  • Jan 17, 2008
    The American Cancer Society Great American Health Check Provides a Personalized Action Plan to Find Specific Cancers Early

    ATLANTA 2008/01/17 -The American Cancer Society is kicking off a healthy New Year with the Great American Health Check on January 17 by urging Americans to remember one important message: getting...

  • Jan 7, 2008

    Atlanta 2008/01/07 -A new study from Danish researchers has found that childless men have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer than fathers, and that, paradoxically, the more children a...

  • Jan 7, 2008

    Atlanta 2008/01/07 -A new study finds that, despite efforts in the last decade to mitigate cancer treatment disparities, black patients are significantly less likely than white patients to receive...

  • Dec 21, 2007

    Atlanta 2007/12/21 -A new study finds that most general surgeons do not discuss reconstruction with patients before surgical breast cancer treatment. The analysis shows that only one in three...