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Cancer Survivorship Conference Works to Create Effective Models for Survivor Care

ATLANTA (June 13, 2014) – More than 500 cancer experts will gather in Atlanta next week to address the hurdles and challenges that cancer survivors face after treatment and the need for improved integration of survivorship care. The 7th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research … [Read More...]

Adam Marcus (left) stands with Dave Schwartz of The Weather Channel after receiving a purple lab coat at the Adams/DeKalb Relay For Life.

American Cancer Society Research Grantee Hopes His Research Will Save Lives, ‘Impact Humanity’

Adam Marcus, Ph.D., is focused on conducting research that he hopes will impact humanity. Marcus, a former recipient of a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society is working with a team at Emory University Winship Cancer Institute to design a clinical trial for … [Read More...]

American Cancer Society Grant Will Promote Health Equity In Georgia’s Dougherty and Dooly Counties

ALBANY, GA (May 29, 2014) – The American Cancer Society announced today that a $50,000 grant has been awarded to Albany Area Primary Health Care Inc. to provide cancer awareness, education, and colorectal screening for to individuals in Dooly and Dougherty counties. The … [Read More...]

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Harris Elementary School Has Gwinnett County’s First Mini Relay For Life

Harris Elementary School recently held what is believed to be Gwinnett County’s first mini Relay For Life, with students raising a grand total of $4,469 for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer. The event was organized by teacher Eve Jones, who also … [Read More...]

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Pansy Yates (left) American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer, holds out hope at a community candlelight vigil that federal funding will be restored to potentially lifesaving cancer research. Yates and others are asking Congress to end sequestration which has dealt devastating blows to cancer research centers and cancer prevention and screening programs across the country. Also pictured, Beth Johnson of ACS CAN (right).

Cancer Researchers, Patients, Survivors Ask Congress for Hope This Holiday Season

Rock Hill, S.C. – December 1, 2013 – Community members joined together, Tuesday, to light a candle for friends and family members diagnosed with cancer.  But this vigil isn’t about remembering the past, it’s about hope for the … [Read More...]

Adam Marcus (left) stands with Dave Schwartz of The Weather Channel after receiving a purple lab coat at the Adams/DeKalb Relay For Life.

American Cancer Society Research Grantee Hopes His Research Will Save Lives, ‘Impact Humanity’

Adam Marcus, Ph.D., is focused on conducting research that he hopes will impact humanity. Marcus, a former recipient of a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society is working with a team at Emory University Winship Cancer … [Read More...]

Cancer Survivorship Conference Works to Create Effective Models for Survivor Care

ATLANTA (June 13, 2014) – More than 500 cancer experts will gather in Atlanta next week to address the hurdles and challenges that cancer survivors face after treatment and the need for improved integration of survivorship care. The … [Read More...]

Adam Marcus (left) stands with Dave Schwartz of The Weather Channel after receiving a purple lab coat at the Adams/DeKalb Relay For Life.

American Cancer Society Research Grantee Hopes His Research Will Save Lives, ‘Impact Humanity’

Adam Marcus, Ph.D., is focused on conducting research that he hopes will impact humanity. Marcus, a former recipient of a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society is working with a team at Emory University Winship Cancer … [Read More...]