Knowledge Identifier: &American_Cancer_Society
Category: Civil society
Founded in 1913.
Countries: United States (57%), (19%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Charity Navigator, American Institute of Philanthropy, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, National Cancer Institute
Henry Wilcoxon - The group was recognized by the American Cancer Society in 1956 with a Citation of Merit, *awarded for donations received by attendees of the groups Easter productions
Ernie Kovacs - He served as host on a jazz LP to benefit the American Cancer Society in 1957, "Listening to Jazz with Ernie Kovacs"
Gregory Peck - Peck served as the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1967, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Film Institute from 1967 to 1969, Chairman of the Motion Picture and Television Relief Fund in 1971, and National Chairman of the American Cancer Society in 1966.
Walter Gilbert - In 1972 he was named American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology
Amanda Blake - Blake, a one-time two-pack-a-day cigarette smoker, had surgery for oral cancer in 1977, and afterward made appearances throughout the country for the American Cancer Society
Benjamin Cruz - Cruz has been involved with other organizations such as Beauty World Guam Ltd., The Guam Beautification Association, and the American Cancer Society, serving as President of the Guam Chapter in 1981
Bernard Kenny - From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Kenny was counsel to the state division of the American Cancer Society
David Fincher - In 1984, he left ILM to direct a commercial for the American Cancer Society, that would show a fetus smoking a cigarette.
Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases - The American Cancer Society awarded the Eppley Institute a "Special Institutional Grant in Cancer Cause and Prevention" in 1988
In 1995, the Arizona chapter of the American Cancer Society was targeted for its extremely high overhead
Canadian Cancer Society - In 2000, the Canadian Cancer Society adopted the daffodil as part of its logo, replacing the sword and snakes logo similar to that of the American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network - It was founded in December 2001 to directly advocate the goals of the American Cancer Society, which is subject to restrictions on advocacy activities because of its tax classification
Candy O'Terry - She was asked to be the radio spokesperson for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in 2003, a position she still holds
Dana Reeve - In 2005, Reeve received the "Mother of the Year Award" from the American Cancer Society for her dedication and determination in raising her son after the loss of her husband
ICanServe Foundation - Ating Dibdibin - the first community based breast cancer screening program in the Philippines; conducted under the auspices of the American Cancer Society and with a grant from Pfizer Foundation and Pfizer Foundation Philippines, Ating Dibdibin was first conducted in Marikina City, Metro Manila from June to December 2008; the project facilitates treatment of all women diagnosed with breast cancer during the screening period and aims to make the early detection program permanently included under the local government's health budget; Instructional videos on breast self-examination were
Marisa Miller - As of 2009, Miller is an ambassador for the American Cancer Society
Francine Fournier - On June 27, 2009, Fournier held an ECW reunion show entitled "Legends of the Arena", and proceeds from the show will be donated to the American Cancer Society
Oenothera biennis - The American Cancer Society said in 2010 that there was very little evidence for its effectiveness as an anti-cancer agent, for which it is sometimes promoted, and "neither GLA nor other GLA-rich supplements have been convincingly shown to be useful in preventing or treating any other health conditions
VIST Financial - The company claims to have donated one of the largest contributions to the American Cancer Society of Southeastern Pennsylvania and, from October through December 2010, sold "Cooking for a Cure" cookbooks, which included recipes from VIST Financial customers and employees, to raise awareness for breast cancer research
Judy Fortin - From 2011-2013, she served as National Director of Media Relations for the American Cancer Society
Sunny Leone - In 2011, Leone along with Monique Alexander and Keni Styles ran in the Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half-Marathon to raise money for the American Cancer Society
Fasting - In 2011, the American Cancer Society recommended that people undergoing chemotherapy increase their intake of protein and calories
In 2017, it was announced that the American Cancer Society has integrated Mitek Mobile Deposit and MiSnap technology into its mobile fundraising app for iOS and Android platforms
Vulvar cancer - According to the American Cancer Society, in 2018, there were about 6,190 new cases of vulvar cancer and 1,200 estimated deaths from the disease
Electronic cigarette - In 2018 the American Cancer Society released a position statement encouraging support for people who choose to use e-cigarettes over traditional clinical methods of smoking cessation