American Cancer Society News
Survivor Faces Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis With Strength and Hope
When she learned she had endometrial cancer, Tina Silas says she cried, but not for long. “I had my 5 minutes of emotion, and then I moved forward,” said Silas.
Year in Review: Cancer Research Insights from 2018
Read highlights about American Cancer Society research from 2018.
Almost 4% of Cancers Worldwide Due to Excess Body Weight
Excess body weight is responsible for an estimated 544,300 cancers, which is about 3.9% of all cancers in the world, according to research by the American Cancer Society, Imperial College London, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Special news coverage
1 in 4 Nonsmoking Americans is Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
After 2 ½ decades of progress, efforts to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke among non-smokers have stalled in the US, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
3-Time Cancer Survivor Finds Comfort at Hope Lodge
Cervical and breast cancer survivor Christine E. Sprecher needed treatment for a long-term side effect but had no place to stay until she found the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge program.
New Drug Reduces Recurrence Risk for Some Women With Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium may result in a new standard of care for some people with HER2 positive, early stage breast cancer.
FDA Approves First Biosimilar for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Truxima (rituximab-abbs), the first biosimilar drug to treat adults with some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Six Plan-ahead Tips to Party Smarter
Have a jolly, festive time at holiday parties this month while sticking to your healthy eating goals. Follow our tips to enjoy the season without having to pay for it later.
Nurture Your Emotional Health
Taking care of yourself emotionally can help you feel better and work better. Find out what you can do to stay positive and happy.
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