American Cancer Society

(City 6 coaches and others pose with a giant check at the 2012 "Coaches vs. Cancer" kickoff breakfast at the Paleestra. Credit: Ed Benkin)

Philly’s ”City 6” Basketball Coaches Gather for Cancer Society Fundraiser

Even though college basketball may have been on the minds of the fans at the Palestra, the annual event raises money for the American Caner Society.


file photo (credit: American Cancer Society)

Cancer Cases On The Decline In America

By Dr. Brian McDonough PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There’s good news from the American Cancer Society. Cancer cases and cancer deaths have dropped in much of the United States. It is the lowest we’ve seen since […]



Report Shows Cancer Survival Rates Improving

When the American Cancer Society’s annual report comes out, this afternoon, there will be good news for cancer patients: survival rates are improving.


cyclists bike along the Ben Franklin Bridge.

Bike-A-Thon Closes Ben Franklin Bridge For Good Cause

The weather was perfect for the 39th annual American Cancer Society’s bike-a-thon which began at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge, closing it for slightly more than an hour on Sunday morning.


Relay For Life

National Cancer Study Looking To Enroll Participants At This Weekend’s Relay For Life

There will be a Cancer Prevention Study 3 tent at the Relay for Life event at Hatboro-Horsham High School Friday between 4pm and 8pm. It’s a national study trying to determine a link between cancer and lifestyle factors.


Endurance Sports Expo Currently Underway In Oaks, Pennsylvania

What organizers bill as the largest endurance sports expo runs through Sunday at the Greater Philly Expo Center in Oaks. And it’s got something for everyone from the weekend warrior to the hardcore athlete.


Thousands Ride to the Shore for Cancer Research

by KYW’s Al Novack Nearly 4,500 bikers are taking part in today’s annual American Cancer Society bike-a-thon. It began at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia and ends later today near the […]