american cancer society

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  New York State scored five out of a possible ten in getting behind suggested policies and aggressively passing laws to reduce cancer deaths and suffering.  The Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality was released yesterday from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.  Government Relations Director Julie Hart says while the State scores high to deter kids and adults from smoking… there’s still room for improvement.

Syracuse Healthcare Organizations Pledge to Increase Colo-Rectal Cancer Screenings

Mar 8, 2016
infographic showing statistics about colo-rectal cancer survival rates for cases detected beforehand (90 percent) and during early stages (40%). The graphic also lists the stages of colo-rectal cancer.
American Cancer Society

  A range of businesses and health care institutions is teaming up to cut the number of colo-rectal cancer cases in half.

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  New York Cancer prevention officials are recognizing the 50th anniversary of the study that began decades of trying to get people to either quit – or never start – smoking.  

Cancer.org

There might be tens of thousands fewer smokers in Central New York thanks to county and state policies that have proven to curb tobacco use.