American Cancer Society


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American Cancer Society

Oncology A national organization that disseminates information about cancer, and funds cancer research

American Cancer Society,

n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, and ministration.

American Cancer Society (ACS),

n.pr a national advocacy and fund-raising organization, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that is dedicated to raising public awareness about cancer and to providing support for cancer patients and their families.
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Currently in the third year of collaboration, Extended Stay America continues to find more ways to align its partnership initiatives to further support the goals of the American Cancer Society --eliminating cancer as a major health problem and alleviating suffering from the disease.
CONTACTS: American Cancer Society, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 730, Washington, DC 20009/(202)483-2600; Environmental Protection Agency's EMF hotline (800)EMF-2383; National Cancer Institute hotline (800)422-6237.
To rally other CEOs, Tilton has served as chair of the Illinois Chapter of the American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer and co-chair of the group's national meeting.
We're looking forward to supporting the unique opportunity the American Cancer Society and Ticketmaster have created together in giving back this year," said Ryan Tedder, songwriter and lead singer of OneRepublic.
Funds raised from the new Boyds(TM) Bear will help the American Cancer Society continue its mission of fighting cancer through research, education, advocacy, and patient service programs.
Today, the American Cancer Society recommends men undergo screening for prostate cancer starting at age 50.
The American Cancer Society is pleased to collaborate with Boyds Bears," said Thomas G.
In the midst of an economic recession, with charities facing declining contributions and increased demand for services, it has never been more critical for the American Cancer Society to connect with supporters so they know how their financial and volunteer contributions are making a difference.
Generally a disease of older men, prostate cancer is usually a relatively slow-growing cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.
The intent is that the twelve week fitness challenge will not only improve the overall health of the DiCristos, but it will also raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca and the American Cancer Society today announced a strategic collaboration to significantly extend the reach of the Society's innovative Patient Navigator Program -- an initiative to assist individual cancer patients in negotiating the health care system.
For more information on the event or to register, call the American Cancer Society at (661) 942-7585, Ext.

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