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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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  • Dec 15, 2009
    A new study finds that the herb milk thistle may help treat liver inflammation in cancer patients who receive chemotherapy

    Atlanta 2009/12/15 -A new study finds that the herb milk thistle may help treat liver inflammation in cancer patients who receive chemotherapy. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed...

  • Dec 14, 2009

    Atlanta 2009/12/14 -A new study finds many breast cancer patients—particularly African American women—do not receive recommended radiation treatments after undergoing a lumpectomy. The study,...

  • Dec 9, 2009
    Quit For Life® Program Enrollment Historically Climbs More Than 40% in First Week of New Year

    Seattle 2009/12/09 -Anyone planning to add “quit smoking” or “quit smokeless tobacco” to a 2010 New Year’s resolution list should start planning now if he or she wants to be tobacco free...

  • Nov 30, 2009
    New iPhone and iPod Touch application helps mobile users join the Society’s movement to create a world with less cancer

    ATLANTA 2009/11/30 -American Cancer Society, the Official Sponsor of Birthdays, today announced the launch of a new, free mobile application available for the iPhone and iPod Touch that brings its...

  • Nov 19, 2009
    Statement of Howard K. Koh, M.D., M.P.H, Assistant Secretary for Health and Elizabeth T.H. Fontham, M.P.H., Dr. P.H., President, American Cancer Society

    ATLANTA 2009/11/19 -“With recent news that adult smoking rates have remained unchanged since 2004, and research showing that a clear majority of smokers want to quit, we urge smokers to mark...

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