Latest American Cancer Society Stories

2013-10-01 23:36:18

Company Will Donate a Portion of Profits to Breast Cancer Research Concord, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Home medical alert system company, Bay Alarm Medical (http://www.BayAlarmMedical.com), is partnering with the American Cancer Society to promote breast cancer awareness. Breast cancer is the second leading cancer cause of death among women: almost 12% will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Bay Alarm Medical is...

2013-10-01 18:00:56

Rates increasing among African-Americans; reasons unclear Breast cancer incidence rates increased slightly among African American women from 2006 to 2010, bringing those rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women, according to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers. The explanation behind the rise is unclear. The finding is published in Breast Cancer Statistics, 2013 published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed journal of the...

2013-09-30 23:19:35

Encouraging findings in the detection of ovarian cancer come just in time for Reproductive Cancer Awareness Month of September 2013. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 September is recognized by many organizations such as the American Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.org/myacs) as the Reproductive Cancer Awareness month in an effort to educate and inform the public. With the awareness month covering both ovarian and prostate cancers, it’s the perfect time of year for patients...

2013-09-27 23:01:37

A team of 20 from Ellsworth Adhesives participated in the annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraising event. The Ellsworth Adhesives team raised enough to place them first in Wisconsin and fifth in the nation for Relay for Life fundraising. Germantown, WI (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 This past June, a team of 20 from Ellsworth Adhesives, an adhesive products distributor based in Germantown, WI, participated in the annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life...

2013-09-20 23:03:22

The Wedding Shoppe's Pink Bride Charity Auction and Raffle Open to the Public; All Proceeds Donated to the American Cancer Society Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The Wedding Shoppe’s annual Pink Bride Charity Silent Auction and Raffle will be held from 6:30-8:30pm on October 1, 2013 at Sweeney’s Saloon in Saint Paul, Minnesota. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research. The objective of the event is to raise...

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