American Cancer Society and National Football League Award $3.2 Million in New Grants to Help Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and National Football League (NFL) have awarded $3.2 million in grant funding to 32 health systems to address disparities in breast cancer mortality that exist among women of color. Funding for these grants is made possible through ACS’s partnership with the NFL and the league’s Crucial Catch campaign. Grant funded health systems will address the full continuum of cancer care including breast cancer screening, follow-up of abnormal mammograms, and timely access to specialty care if needed. The grants are the latest in ACS’s Community Health…

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US Companies & Charities launch Campaign to increase earlier detection of certain cancers

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, the American Cancer Society (ACS), Stand Up To Cancer and Rally Health, have announced a new public health initiative called “Cancer Screen Week” urging every American to join together to make a difference in the fight against cancer by pledging to get their recommended cancer screenings. According to ACS, screening significantly increases the chances of detecting certain cancers early, when they are most likely to be treated successfully. Every pledge increases the potential impact “Cancer Screen Week” can have on saving more lives…

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UAE Embassy Helps Celebrate The Launch Of The Cancer Atlas In Arabic

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in Washington, DC, in partnership with the American Cancer Society (ACS), have hosted an event to celebrate the release of the inaugural edition of The Cancer Atlas in Arabic. The Cancer Atlas is a comprehensive guide that consolidates research from 185 countries, outlining the global cancer landscape. The Cancer Atlas is used by cancer control advocates, governments, private and public health agencies and policy makers, as well as patients, survivors and the general public, in order to promote cancer prevention and control worldwide. Healthcare leaders…

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American Cancer Society Launch Attacking Cancer from Every Angle Campaign

The American Cancer Society (ACS) today unveiled a new integrated campaign that demonstrates how ACS differs from all other causes – it is the only nonprofit that attacks cancer from every angle. As part of a rigorous brand positioning effort, the insight-driven campaign, created with The Richards Group of Dallas, will come to life with a series of :30 commercials, print ads, prominent radio partnerships, and a range of digital video, audio and display executions. “For years, the American Cancer Society has worked to inform the world of everything we…

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