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2014-02-27 23:02:15

Josephine Ford Cancer Institute at Henry Ford Hospital and the American Cancer Society are set to partner Monday, March 10 to host a community colon health event featuring an interactive, giant walk-through colon, as well as an educational panel discussion on colorectal cancer. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Taking a stroll through a 32-foot-long by 14-feet-high replica of the human colon may someday save your life. At least that’s the hope of the Josephine Ford Cancer Institute...

2014-02-25 14:04:38

Study shows way forward for age group that has benefited least from cancer progress A new American Cancer Society study shows that uninsured adolescents and young adults were far more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cancer, which is more difficult and expensive to treat and more deadly, compared to young patients with health insurance. The study, published early online, will appear in the March issue of the journal CANCER. The study's authors says their data suggest a way forward...

2014-01-29 08:27:03

First Joint Project Involves a $20 Million Dream Team Grant for Lung Cancer Research To Be Awarded in 2015 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society, the largest voluntary health organization in the world dedicated to eliminating cancer, and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the charitable initiative supporting groundbreaking research aimed at getting new treatments to patients in an accelerated time frame, announced today an historic collaboration in the...

2014-01-08 12:26:31

But Groups Say Work Remains to Further Reduce Number Of Lives Lost to Smoking-Related Cancers ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation marks the 50(th) anniversary this month of the first U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Tobacco and Health, the American Cancer Society and its nonpartisan advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), point to remarkable progress in the fight against tobacco and the resulting lives saved from...

Cancer Statistics 2014 Report
2014-01-08 04:30:52

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past two decades, risk of cancer death has dropped overall by twenty percent, according to the American Cancer Society annual cancer statistics report. According to the report, Cancer Statistics 2014, the most progress has been found among middle-aged black men for whom the rate of death has declined by approximately 50 percent. Although this is an incredibly positive trend, the highest cancer rates and death rates...

2013-11-26 23:28:59

Peter Hyans, M.D. FACS, plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Summit Medical Group was honored by the American Cancer Society, Metro NJ Region, at its Annual Diamond Ball, Saturday, November 23, 2013, at the Hilton Parsippany, Parsippany, N.J. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Peter Hyans, M.D. FACS, plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Summit Medical Group was honored by the American Cancer Society, Metro NJ Region, at its Annual Diamond Ball, Saturday, November 23, 2013,...

2013-11-17 23:03:33

Gatekeeper Business Solutions, a leading provider of workforce management software announces its donation to The American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Deerfield Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. The American...

2013-11-10 23:02:35

In November 2013, NFL kicker Nick Novak of the San Diego Chargers continues his fundraising effort to help Kicking For The Dream raise money to fight ovarian cancer, according to Kicking For The Dream founder NFL kicker Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 NFL kicker Nick Novak of the San Diego Chargers continues his fundraising effort to help Kicking For The Dream raise money to fight ovarian cancer, according to Kicking For The Dream founder NFL kicker Billy Cundiff. Go...


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