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

Healthy diets linked to better outcomes in colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer patients who followed healthy diets had a lower risk of death from colorectal cancer and all causes, even those who improved their diets after being diagnosed, according to a new American Cancer Society ...

Oncology & Cancer

American Cancer Society revises cancer screening guideline process

The American Cancer Society has revised its guideline formation process to achieve greater transparency, consistency, and rigor in creating guidance about cancer screening. The new methods align with new principles from the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Caffeinated coffee may reduce the risk of oral cancers

A new American Cancer Society study finds a strong inverse association between caffeinated coffee intake and oral/pharyngeal cancer mortality. The authors say people who drank more than four cups of caffeinated coffee per ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study links acetaminophen to lower prostate cancer risk

A new study from American Cancer Society researchers finds use of 30 tablets a month or more of acetaminophen for five or more years was associated with an estimated 38% lower risk of prostate cancer. The study appears in ...

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