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American Cancer Society report shows improvements needed in cancer prevention

ALBANY — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s 16th edition of “How Do You Measure Up?” shows Georgia reaching two of nine “green” benchmarks, indicating that the Peach State has a long ... read more

Study: More Than 14,000 Americans Die Each Year From This Preventable Cancer

You don’t need ... American Cancer Society (ACS), meeting those standards would prevent 277,000 new cases of colon cancer and 203,000 deaths over 20 years. However, achieving those clinical outcomes w... read more

Californians living longer with cancer—some longer than others

But racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities persist, the report found. The study, published in August, shows ... officer of the American Cancer Society, attributed the improvement to better ... read more

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Cancer Treatment Improvements Lead To 20% Drop

(CNN) — The death rate from cancer in the United States has dropped dramatically in the last two decades, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society ... the Centers for Disease Control ... read more


Cancer diagnoses are steadily declining among N.J. residents, report shows

A new report shows invasive ... A recent American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Facts and Figures report indicated while New Jersey does well in several cancer-prevention catego... read more

Report says Florida legislature is failing to enact cancer-fighting policies

report shows ... with cancer this year and 45,000 are projected to die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. ACS CAN has also graded the states’ pain policies. It gave Florida a ... read more

7 Ways to Curb Cancer Death Risk

Those practices are spotlighted in the American Cancer Society’s paper, “Cancer Prevention ... The report shows increases in screening rates for cervical and breast cancers over the past decade. But i... read more

NH wins kudos for cancer policies from American Cancer Society

New Hampshire received a low rating for its funding of early detection programs for breast and cervical cancer and the lowest possible rating for tobacco use prevention ... American Cancer Society Can... read more

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

TUESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- The war on cancer continues to pay dividends with annual deaths from the disease declining in the United States, a new report shows ... 2007, American Cancer Soci... read more

Annual report to the nation: Cancer death rates continue to decline

Overall cancer death rates continue to decrease in men, women, and children for all major racial and ethnic groups, according to the latest Annual Report ... effort by the American Cancer Society; the ... read more

Total U.S. Cancer Rates Down for the First Time

Since 1998, the American Cancer Society, along with the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries have p... read more

Californians Living Longer With Cancer — Some Longer Than Others

Dr. Otis Brawley, one of the authors of that report and chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society, attributed the improvement ... to prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Perh... read more



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