Donald Distasio to Speak in Utica

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American Cancer Society CEO Donald Distasio Shares the Latest in the Society’s Fight Against Cancer

Utica, NY (April 18, 2011) - – American Cancer Society CEO, Donald Distasio will share how the American Cancer Society has made an impact in fight against cancer through the years, where we are now, and what may lie ahead in research.

WHAT: Creating a World With More Birthdays: An Evening With Donald Distasio, CEO, American Cancer Society of New York and New Jersey.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 26, 7pm – 8:30pm

WHERE: Mohawk Valley Community College
Technology Building, Auditorium
Utica, NY

The event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 1-800-227-2345

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About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing more than $3.4 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year. To learn more about us or to get help, call us any time, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.