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American Cancer Society report shows improvements needed in cancer prevention

ALBANY — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ... Recognizing that 56,920 Georgians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year and 17,730 are projected to die from the disease, AC... read more

Social class may influence multiple myeloma survival

"This finding strongly suggests that there is a huge disparity in outcomes that could potentially be overcome ... strategic director of hematologic cancer research at the American Cancer Society in At... read more

More cancer patients now have health insurance because of health law

The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. But whether future changes to ... read more

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Wayne State Gets $1M Gift For Ovarian Cancer Research

The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year. About 15,500 women will die from the disease, which ranks as the ninth most common cancer ... read more


Early morning smokers have higher cancer risk

a journal of the American Cancer Society. The findings may help identify smokers who have a greater risk of developing cancer. These smokers could then be more urgently targeted for smoking cessation ... read more

New target could prevent progression of liver damage to cancer

Anatolij Horuzsko, reproductive immunologist in the Georgia Cancer Center and Department of Medicine ... reported cases of hepatitis C tripled between 2010-15 and the American Cancer Society says live... read more

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

The American Cancer Society's advice puts it out of sync with guidelines from an influential government advisory group, which kept the age at 50 in an update two years ago. Cancer society officials ac... read more

NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The organization estimates there ... shirts under their T-shirts during practice — despite the Georgia heat and ... read more

Robot duck hopes to help kids with cancer

They turned to kids with cancer — in the US, almost 11,000 get such a diagnosis yearly, according to the American Cancer Society. The robot duck is modeled ... Kelli Daniels of Alpharetta, Georgia, sa... read more

Does radiation from dental X-rays cause thyroid cancer?

chief medical officer at the American Cancer Society. Asked by Cate, Kennesaw, Georgia I have heard that there is an increase in the number of people getting thyroid cancer. Is this true and is radiat... read more

Bringing world’s biggest fundraiser to Bermuda

The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, is to host a local Relay for Life, an event that raises a million dollars a day in the United States. In the Rela... read more

Study shows lower lung cancer rates in communities with strong smoke-free laws

A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE (Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments) researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities wi... read more



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