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

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, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer survivors predicted to number over 22 million by 2030

There were more than 16.9 million Americans with a history of cancer on January 1, 2019, a number that is projected to reach more than 22.1 million by 2030 based on the growth and aging of the population alone, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Early onset colorectal cancer rising fastest in the west

Early-onset colorectal cancer -cancer occurring before age 50—is rising most rapidly in Western states, where healthy behaviors are prominent, according to a new study. The authors of the study, which appears in the Journal ...

Health

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 ...

Oncology & 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. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Some patients with imminently fatal cancer still receive treatment

Some patients who died within one month of being newly diagnosed with metastatic cancer in the United States received ineffective surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and hormonal therapy according to a new American Cancer Society ...

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