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Updates matching "Cancer Research Funding"

October 16, 2017
Indiana

Columbus, Ind. - October 4, 2017 Local cancer volunteer takes cause to the capitol By Staff Reports - 10/4/17 12:42 AM Columbus resident Misty Derringer has helped the American Cancer Society for 12 years as a volunteer, but in September she took on a new role that involved traveling

October 12, 2017
Montana

I met with Representative Gianforte and explained that each dollar Congress puts toward cancer research offers hope to the lives of so many. New breakthroughs in treatment and prevention won’t sit idle in labs across the country, instead, they will be delivered to those who need it the most.

September 18, 2017
Michigan

Next week, Jennifer Coston, from Merrill, will join more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Midland Daily News Published 2:00 am, Saturday, September 9, 2017

September 12, 2017
Washington

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award, the most esteemed award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her dedication to protecting patient access to adequate and affordable health care coverage, increasing federal cancer research funding and her career-long support for policies and programs intended to end death and suffering from cancer.

September 11, 2017
Washington

Eunice Hosttetter, a breast cancer survivor from Kirkland, Wash., was honored as the State Lead Ambassador of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her commitment to cancer advocacy.

September 11, 2017
Washington

Eunice Hosttetter, a breast cancer survivor from Kirkland, Wash., was honored as the State Lead Ambassador of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her commitment to cancer advocacy.

September 7, 2017
National

Across the country during August, ACS CAN volunteers were making sure members of Congress heard loud and clear that fighting cancer must be a national priority. From leading public rallies to delivering tens of thousands of petitions directly to lawmaker offices, our volunteers were highly visible, always enthusiastic and, of

September 6, 2017
National

Childhood cancer is the leading cause of disease-related death among children ages one to 19. Breakthroughs in childhood cancer research have led to more and more children surviving their cancer diagnosis, but progress in treating certain types of cancer remains limited. And, children who survive cancer, often must deal with

September 5, 2017
Maryland

On Septmeber 12, 2017 ACS CAN Lead Ambassadors will be in Washington, DC to urge Members of Congress to support three key issues: 1. Increase Cancer Research Funding for prevention, early detection and treatment. 2. Pass the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act 3. Remove the barriers for