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Quest Diagnostics Reminds Women to Make Their Health a Priority During National Women's Health

Cross post from 3BLMedia

3BL Media) Madison, NJ - May 17, 2012 - This week, National Women's Health Week, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, joins the American Cancer Society Choose You® movement and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office on Women's Health (OWH) in reminding women to make their health…


Added by David Martel on May 30, 2012 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Knowing Your Family’s Colon Cancer History Could Save Your Life

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Did you know that colorectal cancer is highly treatable if found in its early stages?  Most people should start getting screened for…


Added by David Martel on April 2, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Behind The Science: Cancer Facts & Figures 2012 Special Section

Edgar P. Simard, PhD, MPH, senior epidemiologist for the American Cancer Society, talks about the Special Section of the 2012 Cancer Facts & Figures regarding cancers with increasing…


Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

CPS-3: How to Create a World With Less Cancer

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS-3) to help identify what causes cancer and how to prevent it. For more information, visit…


Added by David Martel on January 11, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments

ACS Deputy Chief Medical Officer Shares his Thoughts on Some of the Most Memorable Cancer Headlines

Cross post from 3BLMedia

According to Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, we have made a substantial amount of progress in the treatment of cancer over the past few years, and 2011 has been exceptionally interesting. Here's…


Added by David Martel on January 11, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Achieve New Year's Resolution Success

Cross post from 3BLMedia

According to surveys about 50 percent of us will make 2012 resolutions, and likely they will include eating better, being more active or losing weight. All lofty goals, but according to those same surveys, only 8 percent will achieve what they set out to do, and 45 percent will throw in the towel by the end…


Added by David Martel on January 11, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

American Cancer Society Executives Mark 40th Anniversary of the Signing of the National Cancer Act

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Forty years ago President Richard Nixon signed the National Cancer Act which unofficially launched the "war on cancer." John R. Seffrin, PhD, chief executive officer for the American Cancer Society, and Otis W. Brawley, MD, chief medical officer for the…


Added by David Martel on January 9, 2012 at 3:57pm — No Comments

American Cancer Society Revises Cancer Screening Guideline Process

(Cross post from 3BL Media/ theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA – December 21, 2011 – 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 Institutes…


Added by David Martel on January 9, 2012 at 3:49pm — No Comments

American Cancer Society Joins 'Million Moms Challenge' to Tackle Second Leading Cancer Killer Among Women in Developing Countries

(Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) ATLANTA, GA -  December 19, 2011 - Although largely preventable through early detection, cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in developing countries, where more than 85 percent of the estimated 529,800 cervical cancer cases worldwide…


Added by David Martel on January 6, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

CSRminute: Nike's New Environmental Apparel Design Software; Will Ferrell Designs 7-Eleven's "Coffee Cup with a Cause" for Cancer for College

This is a cross post from 3BLMedia.

Hello, I’m Emily Polk, and these are your CSR Minute headlines for Thursday, December 9th:

Nike has developed a software tool to help designers incorporate sustainability efforts in the pre-production process. The company has spent seven years…


Added by David Martel on December 10, 2010 at 12:09am — No Comments

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