american cancer society

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Summary: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The rationale, design, and implementation of the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Tenbroeck Smith
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:1-12. 2007
  2. doi Cancer survivors' adherence to lifestyle behavior recommendations and associations with health-related quality of life: results from the American Cancer Society's SCS-II
    Christopher M Blanchard
    Dalhousie University, Department of Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:2198-204. 2008
  3. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2010: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:99-119. 2010
  4. doi American Cancer Society Guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:30-67. 2012
  5. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy: a consensus update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society
    Sidney J Winawer
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1872-85. 2006
  6. doi Health-related behavior change after cancer: results of the American cancer society's studies of cancer survivors (SCS)
    Nikki A Hawkins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS K 55, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:20-32. 2010
  7. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2011: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Director of Cancer Screening, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:8-30. 2011
  8. doi New American Cancer Society process for creating trustworthy cancer screening guidelines
    Otis Brawley
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 306:2495-9. 2011
  9. doi The role of psychological functioning in the use of complementary and alternative methods among disease-free colorectal cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Kevin D Stein
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer 115:4397-408. 2009
  10. ncbi American Cancer Society, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and American Society for Clinical Pathology screening guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer
    Debbie Saslow
    Breast and Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:175-204. 2012

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  1. ncbi The rationale, design, and implementation of the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Tenbroeck Smith
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 109:1-12. 2007
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) defines cancer survivorship as beginning at diagnosis with cancer and continuing for the balance of life and views quality of life (QOL) as a key outcome...
  2. doi Cancer survivors' adherence to lifestyle behavior recommendations and associations with health-related quality of life: results from the American Cancer Society's SCS-II
    Christopher M Blanchard
    Dalhousie University, Department of Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:2198-204. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and clustering of physical activity (PA), fruit and vegetable consumption (5-A-Day), and smoking across six major cancer survivor groups and to identify any associations with health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  3. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2010: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 60:99-119. 2010
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  4. doi American Cancer Society Guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 62:30-67. 2012
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and, ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns ..
  5. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy: a consensus update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society
    Sidney J Winawer
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:1872-85. 2006
    ..These guidelines were developed jointly by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society to provide a broader consensus and thereby increase the use of the recommendations by endoscopists...
  6. doi Health-related behavior change after cancer: results of the American cancer society's studies of cancer survivors (SCS)
    Nikki A Hawkins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS K 55, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:20-32. 2010
    ..The present study was undertaken to examine positive and negative behavior changes after cancer and to identify medical, demographic, and psychosocial correlates of changes...
  7. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2011: A review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Director of Cancer Screening, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:8-30. 2011
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, a report on data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  8. doi New American Cancer Society process for creating trustworthy cancer screening guidelines
    Otis Brawley
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 306:2495-9. 2011
    ..Because the American Cancer Society (ACS) is an important source of guidance about cancer screening for both health care practitioners and ..
  9. doi The role of psychological functioning in the use of complementary and alternative methods among disease-free colorectal cancer survivors: a report from the American Cancer Society's studies of cancer survivors
    Kevin D Stein
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Cancer 115:4397-408. 2009
    ..In addition, sex differences in CAM use and its correlates among colorectal cancer survivors are not well understood...
  10. ncbi American Cancer Society, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and American Society for Clinical Pathology screening guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer
    Debbie Saslow
    Breast and Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 16:175-204. 2012
    An update to the American Cancer Society (ACS) guideline regarding screening for the early detection of cervical precancerous lesions and cancer is presented...
  11. doi Radon and lung cancer in the American Cancer Society cohort
    Michelle C Turner
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, One Stewart Street, Room 313, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:438-48. 2011
    ..Here, the association between residential radon and lung cancer mortality was examined in a large-scale cohort study...
  12. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2001, with a special feature regarding survival
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Cancer 101:3-27. 2004
    The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to provide ..
  13. ncbi American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention: Reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:92-119. 2002
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) has set aggressive challenge goals for the nation to decrease cancer incidence and mortality--and to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors--by the year 2015...
  14. ncbi The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:2490-501. 2002
    ..Epidemiologists and volunteers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) were among the first to establish such cohorts, beginning in the early 1950s and continuing through ..
  15. pmc American Cancer Society lung cancer screening guidelines
    Richard Wender
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:107-17. 2013
    ..Based on the results of the National Lung Screening Trial, the American Cancer Society is issuing an initial guideline for lung cancer screening...
  16. ncbi Flexible modeling of exposure-response relationship between long-term average levels of particulate air pollution and mortality in the American Cancer Society study
    Michal Abrahamowicz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1625-54. 2003
    ..5)). We reanalyzed the data derived from the American Cancer Society (ACS) Cancer Prevention Study II, a large prospective study conducted in the United States between 1982 ..
  17. pmc Symptom burden in cancer survivors 1 year after diagnosis: a report from the American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Qiuling Shi
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:2779-90. 2011
    ..By using baseline data from the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-I, the authors examined cancer survivors with high symptom burden, identified ..
  18. doi American Cancer Society perspectives on environmental factors and cancer
    Elizabeth T H Fontham
    School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1615 Poydras, Suite 1400, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:343-51. 2009
    Cancer prevention is central to the mission of the American Cancer Society (ACS)...
  19. ncbi Nutrition and physical activity during and after cancer treatment: an American Cancer Society guide for informed choices
    Colleen Doyle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:323-53. 2006
    ..To address these concerns, the American Cancer Society (ACS) convened a group of experts in nutrition, physical activity, and cancer to evaluate the scientific ..
  20. ncbi A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to decrease cancer incidence by 25% between 1992 and 2015
    Rebecca L Sedjo
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:326-40. 2007
    In 1998, the American Cancer Society (ACS) set a challenge goal for the nation to reduce cancer incidence by 25% over the period between 1992 and 2015. This report examines the trends in cancer incidence between 1992 and 2004...
  21. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after cancer resection: a consensus update by the American Cancer Society and US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer
    Douglas K Rex
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:160-7; quiz 185-6. 2006
    ..This joint update of guidelines by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer addresses only the use of endoscopy in the ..
  22. ncbi A midpoint assessment of the American Cancer Society challenge goal to halve the U.S. cancer mortality rates between the years 1990 and 2015
    Tim Byers
    University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80045, USA
    Cancer 107:396-405. 2006
    The American Cancer Society has challenged the U.S. to reduce cancer mortality rates 50% over the 25 years from 1990 to 2015...
  23. doi Fine particulate matter and mortality: a comparison of the six cities and American Cancer Society cohorts with a medicare cohort
    Sorina E Eftim
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:209-16. 2008
    The American Cancer Society study and the Harvard Six Cities study are 2 landmark cohort studies for estimating the chronic effects of fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) on mortality...
  24. pmc Telephone assistance for smoking cessation: one year cost effectiveness estimations
    A L McAlister
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Tob Control 13:85-6. 2004
    A randomised trial evaluated the American Cancer Society's telephone counselling service to assist smoking cessation. Counselling nearly doubles a smokers' odds of quitting and maintaining cessation for one year...
  25. ncbi American Cancer Society Award lecture. Psychological care of patients: psycho-oncology's contribution
    Jimmie C Holland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1242 Second Avenue, Box 421, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:253s-265s. 2003
    ..Both evidence and consensus-based clinical practice guidelines have been promulgated. It now possible to monitor the quality of existing psychosocial services by using these benchmarks of quality that have evolved in recent years...
  26. ncbi Mortality and long-term exposure to ambient air pollution: ongoing analyses based on the American Cancer Society cohort
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1093-109. 2005
    This article provides an overview of previous analysis and reanalysis of the American Cancer Society (ACS) cohort, along with an indication of current ongoing analyses of the cohort with additional follow-up information through to 2000...
  27. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2008: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and cancer screening issues
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 58:161-79. 2008
    Each year the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection and a summary of the most current data on cancer screening rates and trends in US adults...
  28. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2002, featuring population-based trends in cancer treatment
    Brenda K Edwards
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 8315, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1407-27. 2005
    The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to provide ..
  29. ncbi Selection of ecologic covariates in the American Cancer Society study
    Alette Willis
    Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1563-89. 2003
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) Study of the effects of long-term exposure to ambient air pollution on mortality used metropolitan areas to assign exposures to individual cohort members (Pope et al...
  30. ncbi Guidelines for colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy: a consensus update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society
    Sidney J Winawer
    Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:143-59; quiz 184-5. 2006
    ..These guidelines were developed jointly by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American Cancer Society to provide a broader consensus and thereby increase utilization of the recommendations by endoscopists...
  31. ncbi Telephone counseling increases cessation rates among young adult smokers
    Vance Rabius
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Health Psychol 23:539-41. 2004
    During June 2000-May 2001, the American Cancer Society conducted a randomized trial of telephone counseling among more than 3,500 current smokers who called to seek assistance in quitting...
  32. ncbi Preventing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes: a common agenda for the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association
    Harmon Eyre
    Diabetes Care 27:1812-24. 2004
    ..In this article, the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association review strategies for the prevention and ..
  33. ncbi American Cancer Society Guideline for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine use to prevent cervical cancer and its precursors
    Debbie Saslow
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Altanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:7-28. 2007
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) has developed guidelines for the use of the prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for the prevention of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cervical cancer...
  34. ncbi The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics
    Eugenia E Calle
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
    Cancer 94:500-11. 2002
    ..Epidemiologists and volunteers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) were among the first to establish such cohorts, beginning in the early 1950s and continuing through ..
  35. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1973-1996, with a special section on lung cancer and tobacco smoking
    P A Wingo
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4251, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:675-90. 1999
    The American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), provide the second annual report to the nation on ..
  36. ncbi American Cancer Society's QuitLink: randomized trial of Internet assistance
    K Joanne Pike
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:415-20. 2007
    Eligible smokers (N = 6,451) visiting the American Cancer Society's Internet site offering cessation assistance were, with informed consent, randomized to receive access either to a static Internet site with quitting advice or to one of ..
  37. doi Cancer screening in the United States, 2009: a review of current American Cancer Society guidelines and issues in cancer screening
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:27-41. 2009
    Each year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a report summarizing its recommendations for early cancer detection, data and trends in cancer screening rates, and select issues related to cancer screening...
  38. doi Exploratory factor analysis of the Cancer Problems in Living Scale: a report from the American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Luhua Zhao
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:676-86. 2009
    ..Exploratory factor analysis was applied to data from 5155 cancer survivors included in the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors-I (SCS-I), a national, population-based study of survivors of 10 different ..
  39. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer (1973 through 1998), featuring cancers with recent increasing trends
    H L Howe
    H L Howe, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, Springfield, IL 62704 6495, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 93:824-42. 2001
    The American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS),..
  40. ncbi Alcohol, folate, methionine, and risk of incident breast cancer in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort
    Heather Spencer Feigelson
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, National Home Office, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4251, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:161-4. 2003
    ..We examined this question among 66,561 postmenopausal women in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort...
  41. ncbi American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for cancer prevention: reducing the risk of cancer with healthy food choices and physical activity
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Etiology and Prevention Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 56:254-81; quiz 313-4. 2006
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns ..
  42. ncbi Simulation of breast cancer screening: quality assessment of two protocols
    Kimbroe J Carter
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Youngstown, USA
    J Healthc Qual 26:31-8. 2004
    ..This study used computer simulation to evaluate two screening protocols. The American Cancer Society (ACS) protocol comprising self-breast examination, professional breast examination and annual mammography ..
  43. ncbi The "Welcome to Medicare" physical: a great opportunity for our seniors
    Leticia Flores Dewilde
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:292-4. 2004
  44. ncbi Critique of the American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening: Update 2003
    Leilani Ricalde
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:322-5. 2004
    The American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening: Update 2003 was obtained through the National Guideline Clearinghouse Web site and was critiqued for potential incorporation into practice...
  45. pmc Utility of two cancer organization websites for a multiethnic, public hospital oncology population: comparative cross-sectional survey
    Katherine D Nguyen
    Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e28. 2005
    ..While information websites have been developed by major cancer organizations, their appropriateness for patients in multiethnic, multilingual public hospital settings has received limited attention...
  46. ncbi Lifestyle interventions to reduce cancer risk and improve outcomes
    Wendy Demark-Wahnefried
    Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:1573-8. 2008
    ..The American Cancer Society's Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines serve as a source document for communication, policy, and ..
  47. doi Texas prepares to invest billions in cancer research
    Joel B Finkelstein
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:696-7. 2008
  48. ncbi Meeting the public's cancer information needs: characteristics of callers to the National Cancer Information Center of the American Cancer Society
    Barbara D Powe
    American Cancer Society, Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4250, USA
    J Cancer Educ 20:177-82. 2005
    In this study, we describe the characteristics of the callers of the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center (NCIC), why they called, how they learned about NCIC, and their satisfaction.
  49. ncbi Disease without borders
    Stephen F Sener
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:7-9. 2005
  50. ncbi Colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy and colorectal cancer resection
    Durado D Brooks
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Fam Physician 77:995-1002. 2008
    This article describes a joint update of guidelines by the American Cancer Society and the U.S...
  51. ncbi A new method of estimating United States and state-level cancer incidence counts for the current calendar year
    Linda W Pickle
    Statistical Research and Applications Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:30-42. 2007
    The American Cancer Society (ACS) has published the estimated number of new cancer cases and deaths in the current year for the United States that are commonly used by cancer control planners and the media...
  52. ncbi "For Jimmy and the boys and girls of America": publicizing childhood cancers in twentieth-century America
    Gretchen Krueger
    Family and Business History Center, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, California, USA
    Bull Hist Med 81:70-93. 2007
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  53. ncbi Control plans help states fight cancer locally
    Renee Twombly
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1592-4. 2006
  54. ncbi The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:83-5. 2006
  55. ncbi On the threshold of a dream
    James S Marks
    Cancer 107:217-20. 2006
  56. ncbi Cancer screening in the United States, 2007: a review of current guidelines, practices, and prospects
    Robert A Smith
    Cancer Control Science Department, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 57:90-104. 2007
    Each year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes a summary of its recommendations for early cancer detection, including guideline updates, emerging issues that are relevant to screening for cancer, and a summary of the most current ..
  57. ncbi Trends in mammography and clinical breast examination: a population-based study
    Anees B Chagpar
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Surg Res 140:214-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine trends in the utilization of these techniques over the past 5 years...
  58. ncbi Plenary session 1A: Primary healthcare challenges. Preventing and treating disease
    Harmon J Eyre
    American Cancer Society, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S62-7. 2005
  59. ncbi Plans, and champions, needed to control growing world cancer burden, IOM report says
    Renee Twombly
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:669-71. 2007
  60. ncbi Cancer, medical groups campaign for uninsured
    Liz Savage
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1660-1, 1663. 2007
  61. pmc Mammography screening of women in their 40s: impact of changes in screening guidelines
    Lisa Calvocoressi
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Cancer 112:473-80. 2008
    In March 1997, the American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its recommended mammography screening interval for women ages 40-49 years from once every 1 to 2 years to once every year...
  62. ncbi The American Cancer Society's Studies of Cancer Survivors: the largest, most diverse investigation of long-term cancer survivors so far
    Kevin Stein
    American Cancer Society s Behavioral Research Center, USA
    Am J Nurs 106:83-5. 2006
  63. ncbi Use of the National Cancer Data Base to develop clinical trials accrual targets that are appropriate for minority ethnicity patients: a report from the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Special Population Committee
    Lisa A Newman
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cancer 106:188-95. 2006
    ..Appropriate targets for accrual of minority ethnicity patients have not previously been defined...
  64. ncbi American Cancer Society issues 2002 guidelines for the early detection of cancer
    Karen L Hellekson
    Am Fam Physician 66:682, 684. 2002
  65. ncbi Mammograms do save lives, says a new study
    Deborah Levenson
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 13:5-7. 2002
  66. ncbi Setting goals for cancer mortality: earlier initiatives offer lessons for the future
    Katherine Arnold
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1500-1. 2003
  67. ncbi Cancer statistics, 2003
    Ahmedin Jemal
    Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 53:5-26. 2003
    Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year, and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival by using ..
  68. ncbi The marriage of cancer control and advocacy
    Ralph B Vance
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:6-7. 2004
  69. ncbi Study questions interval for screening sigmoidoscopy
    Deborah Levenson
    Rep Med Guidel Outcomes Res 14:1-2, 5. 2003
  70. ncbi New directions: a coordinated school health approach to cancer control
    Scott Winnail
    Corbett PE Bldg 114, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    J Sch Health 74:76-8. 2004
  71. ncbi Commentary on the HEI reanalysis of the Harvard Six Cities Study and the American Cancer Society Study of Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality
    Frederick Lipfert
    23 Carll Ct, Northport, New York 11768, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1705-14; discussion 1715-22. 2003
  72. ncbi Report questions status of National Cancer Institute
    Charles Marwick
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1272. 2003
  73. pmc Nutrition and the cancer survivor: evidence to guide oncology nursing practice
    Mark Toles
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:171-9. 2008
    ..systematic review of scientific reports related to diet and cancer survivorship published since the 2006 American Cancer Society's Guide for Informed Choices on Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment and to ..
  74. ncbi Evaluation of the American Cancer Society's breast cancer-related documents by cancer survivors
    Eric Nehl
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:106-14. 2003
    In an attempt to address the informational needs of female breast cancer survivors, the American Cancer Society (ACS) develops and distributes written documents...
  75. ncbi Breast cancer activism: past lessons, future directions
    Barron H Lerner
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Nat Rev Cancer 2:225-30. 2002
    ..Here, predominantly using the United States as a case study, I analyse the recent successes of breast cancer activism. I also raise a series of questions about the future goals of activism...
  76. ncbi Not just another researcher
    Michael D Iseman
    Nat Med 8:426. 2002
  77. ncbi Dangers and unreliability of mammography: breast examination is a safe, effective, and practical alternative
    S S Epstein
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois of Chicago, 60612-7260, USA
    Int J Health Serv 31:605-15. 2001
    ..International programs for training nurses how to perform CBE and teach BSE are critical and overdue...
  78. ncbi Overview of the reanalysis of the Harvard Six Cities Study and American Cancer Society Study of Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality
    Daniel Krewski
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1507-51. 2003
    This article provides an overview of the Reanalysis Study of the Harvard Six Cities and the American Cancer Society (ACS) studies of particulate air pollution and mortality...
  79. ncbi Commentary: health review committee
    Millicent Higgins
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1655-87; discussion 1715-22. 2003
  80. ncbi National health strategies to reduce sun exposure in Australia and the United States
    Richard F Edlich
    Plastic Surgical Research Program, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:215-24. 2004
    ..the National Cancer Institute does determine the incidence of melanoma, which is reported annually by the American Cancer Society in their January/February issue of CA Journal for Clinicians...
  81. pmc Public attitudes about cigarette smoking: results from the 1990 Smoking Activity Volunteer Executed Survey
    S E Marcus
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Public Health Rep 109:125-34. 1994
    ..Telephone interviews were conducted by trained American Cancer Society volunteers using standardized questionnaires...
  82. pmc The risk of death by age, sex, and smoking status in the United States: putting health risks in context
    Steven Woloshin
    The Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group 111B, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:845-53. 2008
    ..Unfortunately, this fundamental information is not readily available to patients or physicians. We created simple one-page charts that present the 10-year chance of dying from various causes according to age, sex, and smoking status...
  83. doi The association of insurance and stage at diagnosis among patients aged 55 to 74 years in the national cancer database
    Elizabeth M Ward
    Department of Surveillance and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer J 16:614-21. 2010
    ..using data from the National Cancer Database, a hospital-based cancer registry jointly sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the American College of Surgeons, which includes approximately 70% of all malignant cancers in the ..
  84. ncbi Beliefs and attitudes regarding smoking cessation among American Indians: a pilot study
    Won S Choi
    University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:35-40. 2006
    ..The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma developed a culturally targeted program called "Second Wind" based on the American Cancer Society's FreshStart smoking cessation program, but it has not been formally tested.
  85. ncbi Knowledge and practice of breast cancer screening among Jordanian nurses
    Israa M Alkhasawneh
    The Maternal, Child, and Family Health Department and an assistant professor of nursing, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1211-7. 2007
    ..To examine Jordanian nurses' knowledge of a and proficiency with breast self-examination (BSE) and early detection of breast cancer...
  86. pmc Use of Internet audience measurement data to gauge market share for online health information services
    Fred B Wood
    Office of Health Information Programs Development, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e31. 2005
    ..A multidimensional evaluative approach is needed...
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    Nagi S El Saghir
    Clinical Professor of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Egypt Natl Canc Inst 20:309-12. 2008
    ..Many societies, including the American Cancer Society, recommend mammographic screening starting at age 40 years [7,8]...
  88. ncbi Psychological adjustment of cancer caregivers with multiple roles
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329 4521, USA
    Psychooncology 15:795-804. 2006
    ..Of the caregivers who completed the American Cancer Society's Quality of Life Survey for Caregivers, 457 caregivers who were middle-aged (18-64) and provided ..
  89. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2004, featuring cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
    David K Espey
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 110:2119-52. 2007
    The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Cancer Institute, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries collaborate annually to provide updated information on cancer ..
  90. pmc Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2006, featuring colorectal cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates
    Brenda K Edwards
    Surveillance Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8315, USA
    Cancer 116:544-73. 2010
    The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to provide updated ..
  91. ncbi Knowledge and intentions of ninth-grade girls after a breast self-examination program
    Roberta J Ogletree
    Dept of Health Education and Recreation, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
    J Sch Health 74:365-9. 2004
    Breast cancer ranks as the second-leading cause of death for women. Until recently the American Cancer Society advocated teaching breast self-examination (BSE) procedures. The Susan G...
  92. ncbi Triple-negative breast cancer in West Virginia
    Jame Abraham
    Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
    W V Med J 105:54-9. 2009
    In 2007, the American Cancer Society ranked West Virginia 43rd in breast cancer incidence rates for individual states...
  93. pmc Persistent exposure to Mycoplasma induces malignant transformation of human prostate cells
    Kazunori Namiki
    Department of Urology, The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6872. 2009
    ..The American Cancer Society, estimates that approximately 20% of all worldwide cancers are caused by infection...
  94. pmc Building school health programs through public health initiatives: the first three years of the Healthy Hawaii Initiative partnership for school health
    Beth Pateman
    College of Education, University of Hawaii, WA2 225E, 1776 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A10. 2004
    ..This article outlines progress, challenges, and insights from the first 3 years of the Hawaii Partnership for Standards-based School Health Education (the Partnership)...
  95. ncbi Promoting early detection tests for colorectal carcinoma and adenomatous polyps: a framework for action: the strategic plan of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
    Bernard Levin
    Division of Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 95:1618-28. 2002
    ..The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) was founded in 1997 by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide strategic leadership, advocacy, long-range ..
  96. doi 131I-Tositumomab (Bexxar) vs. 90Y-Ibritumomab (Zevalin) therapy of low-grade refractory/relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    Andrei Iagaru
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Mol Imaging Biol 12:198-203. 2010
    The American Cancer Society estimated 66,120 new cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in the USA in 2008. Radioimmunotherapy has been shown in clinical trials to be an effective treatment for refractory/relapsed NHL...
  97. ncbi Associations in breast and colon cancer screening behavior in women
    Ruth C Carlos
    VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Radiol 12:451-8. 2005
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  98. ncbi Long-term breast cancer survivors' use of complementary therapies: perceived impact on recovery and prevention of recurrence
    Danette Hann
    American Cancer Society Behavioral Research Center, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:14-20. 2005
    ..7 years) frequency of CT use and their beliefs about the role of CT in cancer recovery and the prevention of cancer recurrence, as well as the relationship of CT use with current life satisfaction...
  99. ncbi Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2000, featuring the uses of surveillance data for cancer prevention and control
    Hannah K Weir
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1276-99. 2003
    The American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) collaborate annually to update cancer rates ..
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    B Pateman
    Dept of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96822, USA
    J Sch Health 70:311-7. 2000
    The American Cancer Society (ACS), Hawaii Pacific, Inc., initiated the Hawaii Partnership for Standards-Based School Health Education in July 1999...
  101. ncbi Clinical cancer advances 2010: annual report on progress against cancer from the american society of clinical oncology
    Mark G Kris
    American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2318 Mill Road, Suite 800, Alexandria, VA 22314
    J Clin Oncol 28:5327-47. 2010
    ..in December 2009 by the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries found that rates of new diagnoses and ..

Research Grants90

  1. The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in Southeast Asia
    ANTHONY SO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of the Southeast Asian Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) regional network, and builds synergy with the American Cancer Society's Tobacco Control Surveillance Program...
  2. The influence of selenium on biomarkers of prostate cancer risk
    KARAM E EL BAYOUMY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 9,879 (0-39 year-old), 1 in 39 (40-59 year-old), and 1 in 7 (60-79 year-old) will be ..
  3. Prevention of prostate cancer growth by a plant alkaloid
    Partha P Banerjee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 186,320 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008 and annually approximately 28,..
  4. RidCancerPain Intervention in a Hispanic Population Along the US-Mexico Border
    KRISTYNIA MARIE contact ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..economic and individual levels for the estimated 11 million Americans who have a cancer diagnosis (American Cancer Society, 2008)...
  5. Preclinical assay development of a novel Colon Cancer Marker (CCSA-4)
    JACK CLEMENS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In 2005, the American Cancer Society estimates 104,950 new cases and 56,290 related deaths for colon cancer...
  6. Screening Lung Cancer by Ultra Low-Dose Computed Tomography
    JEROME Z LIANG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    According to American Cancer Society statistics, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, 212,380 of new cases diagnosed and 160,390 deaths in 2007...
  7. Clinical and Immunologic Evaluation of ProstAtak for Prostate Cancer
    Estuardo Aguilar Cordova; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2006 there will be 230,000 new cases, 60,000-100,000 recurrences, and 30,000 deaths ..
  8. Host MMP-mediated regulation of the vicious cycle of prostate to bone metastases
    Conor C Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Significance: In 2008 the American Cancer Society predicted that 28,660 men will die from prostate cancer making it the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Bone is an extremely common site for prostate cancer metastasis...
  9. The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in Southeast Asia
    Anthony D So; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the Southeast Asian Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) regional network, and builds synergy with the American Cancer Society's Tobacco Control Surveillance Program...
  10. The Political Economy of Tobacco Control in Southeast Asia
    ANTHONY SO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of the Southeast Asian Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) regional network, and builds synergy with the American Cancer Society's Tobacco Control Surveillance Program...
  11. The influence of selenium on biomarkers of prostate cancer risk
    Karam El Bayoumy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 9,879 (0-39 year-old), 1 in 39 (40-59 year-old), and 1 in 7 (60-79 year-old) will be ..
  12. Robotic Haptic Feedback System for Bx/RFA of Breast Tumor under Continuous MRI
    JAYDEV DESAI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    The American Cancer Society estimates that 182,460 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that 40,480 women will die of breast cancer in the United States alone in 2008...
  13. Robotic Haptic Feedback System for Bx/RFA of Breast Tumor under Continuous MRI
    Jaydev P Desai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The American Cancer Society estimates that 182,460 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that 40,480 women will die of breast cancer in the United States alone in 2008...
  14. Impact of exercise on ovarian cancer prognosis
    Melinda Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Currently, the American Cancer Society recommends a physically active lifestyle for cancer survivors to increase disease-free survival from ..
  15. Impact of exercise on ovarian cancer prognosis
    Melinda L Irwin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Currently, the American Cancer Society recommends a physically active lifestyle for cancer survivors to increase disease-free survival from ..
  16. Nitric Oxide Synthase Polymorphisms and Risk for Skin Cancer
    Abrar Qureshi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..On the other hand, melanoma is associated with about 7,910 deaths per year in the United States and the American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 62,190 new cases of melanoma in 2006 in the US alone...
  17. Drug-eluting Tracheobronchial Stents to treat Obstruction caused by Lung Cancer
    Narmada Shenoy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lung cancer is one of the major diseases causing airway obstruction. According to the American Cancer Society it is the single largest cause of cancer deaths in the United States (173,000 estimated new cases ..
  18. A Tumor-Specific Nanoimmunocomplex Markedly Improves MR Imaging
    Esther Chang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    The low rate of cure of pancreatic carcinoma is an important health problem. The American Cancer Society estimates that 32,000 Americans will be diagnosed with carcinoma of the pancreas in 2005, and 31,800 will die...
  19. Combined Chemoprevention in Beta-Catenin Mutant Mice
    Gayle Orner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 130,000 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer of the colon or rectum this year...
  20. Combined effects of tea plus NSAIDS towards colon cancer
    Gayle Orner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 130,000 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer of the colon or rectum this year...
  21. HPV DNA REPLICATION: NOVEL HOST FACTORS
    Thomas Melendy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..currently has research support from the NIH (until 2002) to study BPV DNA replication, and from the American Cancer Society to study mechanisms of DNA replication initiation. Support from a K02 award will allow Dr...
  22. Development of a combination therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer
    FRANCIS MARKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, it trails only lung cancer as a cause of death from cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that 234,460 new cases of PC would be diagnosed in the United States and 27,350 men would die ..
  23. EFFECTS OF AMBIENT AIR POLLUTANTS ON ANNUAL MORTALITY
    George Thurston; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Two prospective cohort studies (Harvard 6-cities and American Cancer Society) showed significant excess annual total, cardiopulmonary, and lung cancer mortality in proportion to ..
  24. Increasing Colon Cancer Screening in Primary Care
    Ronald Myers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ABSTRACT=The American Cancer Society recommends that men and women 50 or more years of age have a annual fecal occult blood test (FOBT) and a flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) examination every five years to screen for colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  25. Processing Ac-227 sources for lead-212 and radium-223 required by cancer research
    CHUCK SODERQUIST; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Together 199,280 people in the US will be diagnosed this year and 97,070 will die from these diseases (American Cancer Society 2005 Cancer Facts and Figures)...
  26. Colorectal Screening Capacity Building Conference
    David Alberts; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Barriers will be addressed as well as developing statewide initiatives. Constituents from Arizona (American Cancer Society and University of Arizona) and New Mexico (New Mexico Medical Society and New Mexico Department of Health)..
  27. Understanding the Work of Cancer Survivorship for Rural African American Elders
    RACHEL K KLIMMEK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    As pointed out in landmark publications by the Institute of Medicine and the American Cancer Society, African Americans experience worse health outcomes following cancer diagnosis than any other racial or ethnic group in the U.S...
  28. Lentiviral Vectors for TCR Immunotherapy Targeted to melanoma
    Boro Dropulic; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..According to the American Cancer Society melanoma is currently the 6th most common cancer in American men and the 7th most common in American ..
  29. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..committee consisting of the State Health Department, New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD), American Cancer Society, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a patient support ..
  30. Virtual Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Screening
    MAUREEN A contact SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Virtual colonoscopy (VC) is a less invasive test that is newly recognized by the American Cancer Society as one of the preferred methods for colorectal cancer screening and prevention...
  31. DIET, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AIR POLLUTION AND CVD
    Francine Laden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The Harvard Six Cities Study and the American Cancer Society Study are the seminal studies of long-term exposure to air pollution, and both found an increased risk of ..
  32. DIET, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AIR POLLUTION AND CVD
    Francine Laden; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The Harvard Six Cities Study and the American Cancer Society Study are the seminal studies of long-term exposure to air pollution, and both found an increased risk of ..