Recent nursing school graduate Jillian Schlueter made multiple attempts to get screened for breast cancer, but was turned away. Now diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer, she’s speaking out about the importance of screening–and how to see the good on even the hardest days.
The U.S. faces stiff challenges to batting down cancer rates, but a new effort by the American Cancer Society to get Philadelphians screened could make a difference. Here’s the national problem and local solution.
A researcher at the American Cancer Society is studying the effects of consistent exercise in the cancer survivor population.
Dropoff rates in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers have remained disproportionately high for women when compared to men. ACS is fighting to change that by getting those who identify as women involved in science early and funding grants for early-stage scientists.
Genetics can predispose you took certain cancers. If you haven’t already created a family health history, now is the perfect time to start.
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An athletic and adventurous woman, Brande Plotnick has always felt in tune with her health—but a breast cancer diagnosis put her relationship with her body to the test. It also made her feel stronger than ever before.
Amate A Ti Misma Breast Cancer Screening Event
To learn more, call ACS at 1-800-227-2345
Real Men Wear Pink of Greater Philadelphia Virtual Campaign
October 1-31, 2022
CEOs Against Cancer, “Advancing the Breakthrough”
October 7, 2022
The Carriage Barn at Liseter
3705 Liseter Road
Newtown Square, PA
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Ocean City NJ
October 9, 2022
Ocean City High School
6th St And Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ
October 16, 2022
Cooper River Park—Jack Curtis Stadium
5300 North Park Drive
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Delaware
October 23, 2022
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Coaches vs. Cancer Preseason Luncheon
November 3, 2022
The Hilton Philadelphia
4200 City Avenue
Determination Endurance Series
Philadelphia Half and Full Marathon
November 19-20, 2022
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Coaches vs Cancer Tip Off Breakfast
March 13, 2023
The Palestra at UPenn
223 S 33rd St
Coaches vs Cancer BasketBall Gala
April 15, 2023
200 S Broad St
May 7, 2023
Broad Street and Somerville Avenue
June 11, 2023
5th Street and Race Street
YPACS Red, White and Blue Party
990 Spring Garden St