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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Oncology & Cancer

Decades-long drop in breast cancer death rate continues

A decades-long decline in the breast cancer death rate continues, but has begun to slow in recent years, while breast cancer incidence rates continue to inch up. These trends are outlined in Breast Cancer Statistics, 2019-2020, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer in the oldest old: The fastest growing age group in the US

A new report looks at cancer in adults 85 and older and finds incidence and mortality trends are generally similar to those in people 65 to 84, but screening is unexpectedly high and survival is poorer. The report appears ...

Oncology & Cancer

Nearly 5.4 million cancer survivors suffer chronic pain

A new report finds about one in three cancer survivors (34.6%) reported having chronic pain, representing nearly 5.4 million cancer survivors in the United States. The report, appearing as a Research Letter in JAMA Oncology, ...

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