Dallas Wings Partner With American Cancer Society To Shrink Health Equity GapApril is National Minority Cancer Awareness Month and the American Cancer Society says there is still significant work that needs to be done to close the health equity gap.
'Suits And Sneakers' For SMU Basketball Coaches & Players As They Try To Save Lives From CancerAs you watch your favorite college basketball team this week, you may notice something a little different about the game.
NFL's Crucial Catch Program Still Working To 'Intercept' Cancer By Early DetectionCrucial Catch is a partnership between the NFL and the American Cancer Society aimed at catching all cancers early by advocating and raising awareness about the importance of regular screenings.
Cancer Society: Child HPV Vaccination Rates Drop During COVID-19 PandemicAs parents around the country cancel well-checkups for their children to avoid potential coronavirus exposure, public health experts fear they may be inadvertently sowing seeds that could result in another health crisis.
American Cancer Society Forced To Cut Back On Services Due To CoronavirusTheir patient navigators are now working from home, and they’ve added video conferencing so those who call will have a friendly face.
More Texans Surviving, As US Cancer Death Rate Sees Biggest Drop EverA new report shows the cancer death rate in the U.S. had it's largest single-year decline -- falling 2.2 percent -- from 2016 to 2017.
Cancer Society Also Addressing Vaping During The Great American SmokeoutToday is the Great American Smokeout when the American Cancer Society urges smokers and vapers to take advantage of resources to help them quit.
Former Cowboy A Part Of NFL's 'Crucial Catch' To Raise Cancer Prevention AwarenessProfessional football is taking the fight to the field to raise awareness about cancer prevention. "Crucial Catch" is a partnership between the NFL and the American Cancer Society.
Basking In The Texas Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance Of Skin CancerThe American Cancer Society says this year in Texas alone there will be more than 4,200 new cases of Melanoma.
The Hazards Of Sitting Too Long: 'When We're Sitting, We're Not Getting The Blood Flow'A recent American Cancer Society study found sitting for six or more hours a day was linked a nearly 20% higher rate of death compared to those who sat for less than three hours a day.
Former Amateur Baseball Player Puts On Cancer Charity Tournament In Honor Of Late MotherThis weekend amateur baseball players across North Texas are participating in a big charity tournament hosted by a young McKinney man who lost his mother to cancer.
FDA Proposes New Restrictions On Vaping DevicesThe government hopes taking away the taste of e-cigarettes will help stop the spike in the number of children using the devices.
Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemotherapyResearchers now say, most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.
New Guidelines: Colon & Rectal Cancer Screenings Should Start At 45The American Cancer Society's updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50.
Study Names 5 Healthy Habits To Help You Live A Decade LongerWant to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following five healthy habits, which only 8 percent of U.S. adults already do.