American Cancer Society

With cancer death rates declining 27% over a quarter century, there's much cause for celebrating. But now, complacency is not an option.
Dr. James Enstrom, an ACSH trustee, is a fighter to say the least. He has been involved in several legal altercations with his former
The National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program, the North American Association of
Here s another reason why it s important to follow the guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding mammography screenings: It could save billions of
Today is the 38th Great American Smokeout, sponsored since 1976 by the American Cancer Society. So why is the American Cancer Society trying to preserve cigarette markets and dissuade smokers from quitting?
To the Editor: When Dr. Samuel Epstein (letter, March 15) refers to "the cancer epidemic," he apparently believes that if he and his activist cohorts repeat a falsehood often enough, the American public will come to believe it. The facts, however, prove that the opposite is true: according to statistics published by the National Cancer Institute, and endorsed by the American Cancer Society, cancer incidence and mortality rates have been declining over the past five years.
New York, NY March 1998. A study published in Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society, reports findings that confirm what the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) has long held: that cancer rates are falling in the United States and that death rates from the disease are declining. ACSH's position on U.S. cancer rates was set forth in detail in a 1995 booklet, Update: Is There a Cancer Epidemic in the United States?