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Latest American Cancer Society Stories

2013-05-24 23:37:49

Castle Park and Palace Entertainment team up with the American Cancer Society. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Castle Park and Palace Entertainment Team Up With American Cancer Society. Castle Park and all Palace Entertainment parks join charity in effort to create more memories. The American Cancer Society has been around for 100 years, and with a little help from Castle Park and its parent company, Palace Entertainment, the charity will be able to create more birthdays and more memories for people...

2013-05-24 23:33:23

US Based LED sign manufacturer Vantage LED donated a mobile LED sign trailer to help promote the Relay For Life event in Destin, FL who passed their fundraising goal for the American Cancer Society. Destin, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. On May 11, 2013, the American Cancer Society took that step along with over 150 participants by joining the global Relay For Life movement in Destin, FL. The walk took place at the Morgan Sports Complex. It was...

2013-05-22 16:25:20

ATLANTA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the American Cancer Society will celebrate 100 years of saving lives and creating more birthdays. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130522/DC19029) "The American Cancer Society has played a role in nearly every cancer research breakthrough in recent history," says Dr. John Seffrin, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society. "Since 1913, we've helped save nearly 1.2 million lives. As the...

2013-05-22 08:29:23

A Century Later: Progress and Next Steps ATLANTA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One hundred years ago today, the American Cancer Society was founded by 15 prominent physicians and business leaders in New York City. First known as the American Society for the Control of Cancer, the organization launched the fight against a disease that was feared as a death sentence at the time. A century later, the American Cancer Society, now the nation's largest voluntary health...

2013-05-20 04:21:05

Sukamto Sia has been coordinating cancer walks and assisting with fundraising for the American Cancer Society. NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sukamto Sia is proud to announce ten years of involvement with the American Cancer Society. Sukamto Sia enjoys volunteering his time to the American Cancer Society, helping them with fundraising efforts, including many of the annual cancer-related fundraising walks. Sukamto Sia first came to be involved with the American Cancer...

2013-05-15 04:21:12

WAYNE, N.J., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that patient enrollment is underway for RESORCE (Regorafenib after Sorafenib in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma), an international Phase III trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Stivarga(®) (regorafenib) tablets for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have progressed on Nexavar(®) (sorafenib) tablets, an anticancer medicine for the treatment of patients with...

2013-05-09 20:24:14

DAVIE, Fla., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AWHR was proud to participate in the Relay For Life of Palm Bay event on April 6, 2013. Eight AWHR employees participated in the event along with 44 other teams and more than 600 participants! This particular Relay For Life event has raised more than $115,000 for cancer research and support to contribute towards the millions raised nationwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130509/NE11326LOGO ) Relay For Life is the signature event of...

2013-05-07 08:32:40

McKeever will support Hope Lodge NYC lodging and support facility during two-year term NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EHE International, a nationally-recognized leader in preventive medicine and annual physical exams, today announced that EHE President and COO, Deborah McKeever, has joined the Women's Committee for Hope, a group of female leaders committed to advancing the mission of the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in NYC. The Women's Committee for Hope...

2013-05-01 16:27:42

American Cancer Society to Mark 100(th) Birthday on May 22 NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May 22nd, the American Cancer Society will mark its 100th birthday and EHE International has donated a window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza to celebrate this remarkable milestone. Throughout the month of May, a 115-square foot display window at 10 Rockefeller Plaza will showcase a "life list" of NBC TODAY Show host and breast cancer survivor Hoda Kotb. Some of the major...

2013-05-01 12:20:50

Employee, customer efforts strive to raise more than $1 million during the month of May ATLANTA, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) fourth annual Delta Day of Hope will take place at more than 70 airports around the world on May 2 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the American Cancer Society and raise more than $1 million toward the effort to end cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) Delta Day of Hope is modeled after the...