ACS California Youth Against Cancer

ACS California Youth Against Cancer American Cancer Society (ACS) California Division students and young professional volunteers fighting cancer! American Cancer Society California Division Students and Young Professionals Team & Youth and Cancer Team

Mission: Our mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

First National Anti-Smoking TV Ads Help 200,000 Smokers to Quit |
First National Anti-Smoking TV Ads Help 200,000 Smokers to Quit |

First National Anti-Smoking TV Ads Help 200,000 Smokers to Quit |

Real-life stories of former smokers’ health problems provided the motivation smokers needed. That’s the conclusion of a report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) which funded its first nation-wide ad campaign to lower smoking rates in the U.S.


Exciting News! The Peninsula Humane Society is bringing adoptable dogs and kittens to Bark For Life San Francisco! Join us on Aug. 24 to raise money for cancer research and adopt a furry family member.

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Cancer prevention study needs 300,000 volunteers

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Cancer prevention study needs 300,000 volunteers Pagenhart, who has lost her mother, aunt and 10-year-old nephew to different forms of cancer, said nothing, aside from love, has affected her family more, and she wanted to do everything she could to help researchers find a way to prevent it. "Pa...


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Happy Relay! This is the biggest Relay weekend of the year in CA!


Please share with your network! The American Cancer Society has played a role in nearly every cancer research breakthrough in the past 65 years. You can be a part of the next big breakthrough by enrolling in the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), and help us finish the fight against cancer. To enroll in the Bay Area, visit

Bark For Life of San Francisco

Love dogs? Hate cancer? Join us this Saturday!

Join us for our Bark For Life Rally on Saturday, May 4 from 11am-1pm at Stern Grove Dog Park in San Francisco to meet other Barkers and find out more about our event on August 24. We will have snacks and give-aways. Bring your dog, friends and family!


TEN YEARS OLD! Congratulations to the University of California – Davis, which was recognized as a Leader of Hope and as the Cancer Education Chapter of the Year! The University of California – Davis
has been an active Colleges Against Cancer chapter since 2003 and has been a Leader of Hope three times including in 2012.

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Silence Won't Finish The Fight Against Cancer

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After 100 years, we can envision the end. The end of cancer as we know it. From deadly to treatable, from curable to preventable. The progress we've made in ...


UCLA CAC will be having their CPS-3 kickoff on Tuesday. Some of the ideas they are already brewing is setting Community Champion & personal recruitment ("encourage to enroll) goals! The CAC President is going to be a champion! Additionally, according to the CAC President, CPS-3 will tie in perfectly with the strategic outreach they have begun with the administration and the faculty on campus for greater participation in the RFL this year. They are so excited!


Happy Holidays Everyone!!! Hoping you survived finals and are having a wonderful vacation. Wishing you a happy and healthy 2013!

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Today is the Great American Smokeout. If you are an ex-smoker, we want to hear how you stay quit. Share your best tip for kicking the habit for good!


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Operation Freedom Paws

Mary and Operation Freedom Paws was at Bark For Life of San Francisco. Please vote for her and help her be one of the top 100 CNN Heroes!!

Since Mary Cortani was named one of the top 10 CNN Heroes for 2012, we've reached 700 Likes on Facebook! Hope you're all voting for her 10x day per email address and ANOTHER 10x day per (personal) page. We really appreciate the support for our military veterans, disabled civilians and rescued dogs---our service dog program benefits them all!!!


Who is at the CA Relay Summit?!


Woohoo! CAC Awards won by California CACs! Thanks for your hard work and CONGRATS to all!


Cancer Education Chapter of the Year: University of California - Davis (California)

Survivor & Caregiver Engagement Chapter of the Year: University of California - Los Angeles (California)

University of California – Davis (California)
University of California – Irvine (California)
University of California – Los Angeles (California)
University of California – San Diego (California)
University of Southern California (California)


Thank you to everyone who attended the Youth Summit this weekend! It was so great to have all of us together for the day!


American Cancer Society California Division, 1710 Webster St.
Oakland, CA


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