Rates increasing among African-Americans; reasons unclear
ATLANTA, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Breast cancer incidence rates increased slightly among African American women from 2006 to 2010, bringing those rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women, according to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers. The explanation behind the rise is unclear.
“Pinking of the Canal” Event Highlights Month-Long Celebration
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts will once again add a touch of pink to their traditional blue and white color palette as the team joins the NFL’s national “A Crucial Catch” campaign in partnership with the American Cancer Society to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and encourage annual screenings for women over forty.
Lee National Denim Day® set to raise millions for breast cancer research and community-based programs in 2013
MERRIAM, Kan., June 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On the heels of National Cancer Survivors Day, Lee Jeans is proud to name Amy, a Kansas City resident currently fighting breast cancer, the 2013 Lee National Denim Day ambassador. On Friday, October 4, millions will join the Lee National Denim Day movement by putting on their jeans and donating $5 to raise millions of dollars for the American Cancer Society’s programs that help women like Amy rise above the disease.
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Tackle the most intriguing topics and issues in your workplace and profession in the American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference’s engaging, information-packed sessions that are broken into three tracts: Marketing, Corporate Citizenship, and Health and Wellness.
The Corporate Impact Conference is just around the corner on June 12-13 in Denver, Colorado. This conference is your chance to connect with today’s leading thinkers, including Charles Duhigg, best-selling author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business.
Tickets on Sale for Benefit in Honor of The Society’s 100th Birthday
April 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Tickets are now on sale for “An evening with Quincy Jones & Friends,” a concert benefitting the American Cancer Society’s 100th Birthday, on Thursday May 23 at 8 p.m. at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre. The legendary music producer will be joined by special guests including James Ingram, Patti Austin, Siedah Garrett, Nikki Yanofsky and Alfredo Rodriguez.
By John R. Seffrin, Ph. D., chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society
Last month our volunteer president, Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., M.D.began the countdown to the American Cancer Society’s 100thbirthday by emphasizing the incredible progress we’ve made in our ongoing efforts to save as many lives as possible.