American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a resource for information about cancer, including clinical trials and research about cancer. The American Cancer Society has divisions in all regions of the United States for fundraising, patient support and survivor outreach. Yearly, the American Cancer Society donates funds to cancer research and treatment. The American Cancer Society Web site provides information to patients, the public and current news on cancer. The Society began in 1913 and has grown through its volunteers and fundraising efforts.

Address
1599 Clifton Drive NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Website
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp?level=0
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Cancer_Society

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Medical costs create hardships for more than half of Americans

A new study by American Cancer Society researchers finds medical financial hardship is very common among people in the United States, with more than half reporting problems with affordability, stress, or delaying care because ...

Cancer

Cervical cancer subtype rising in some sub-populations

A new study reports that a type of cervical cancer that is less amenable to Pap testing is increasing in several subpopulations of women, pointing to the growing importance of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing and vaccination. ...

Cancer

Cancer mortality milestone: 25 years of continuous decline

A steady, 25-year decline has resulted in a 27% drop in the overall cancer death rate in the United States, translating to approximately 2.6 million fewer cancer deaths between 1991 and 2016. The data come from Cancer Statistics, ...

Cancer

New report outlines cancer screening's future potential

Cancer screening has contributed substantially to reduced incidence, morbidity, and mortality, but issues like access and quality care and have kept screening from fulfilling its full potential, according to a new report. ...

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