For those who have asked about grants to planned parenthood, here is the answer. The American Cancer Fund has never given a grant to planned parenthood. Grants from ACF are determined by our board and only support our Cancer fighting mission. If you have heard that a cancer charity has donated or provided grants to planned parenthood, […]
Please note that earlier today (5/19) the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that the Knoxville, TN based Cancer Fund of America (CFOA) has been charged with portraying themselves as a real charity. Litigation is in progress. There are multi-million dollar fines. We at the American Cancer Fund are delighted to hear this news as we have a similar name but we […]
Damon Harris, a former member of the Motown group The Temptations, has died at age 62, his family reported. His eldest daughter, Erica Harris Outlaw, told CNN her father had been battling prostate cancer for the last 14 years. “He was in great pain for the last several months,” she said. Harris died Monday, February […]
Television icon actress Bonnie Franklin died Friday 3/1/2013 at the age of 69 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. For a generation of single mothers, she embodied their struggles, with her pioneering role as a divorced mom raising two teenage daughters. Read the entire NY Times article here. Learn more about Pancreatic cancer.
According to his publicist, Van Cliburn, the legendary, classical pianist honored by a New York ticker-tape parade for winning a major Moscow competition in 1958, died Wednesday after a battle with bone cancer. To read the NY Times article, click here. Cliburn was 78 years old. To get more information on bone cancer, click here.