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Behind the Science Videos

"American Cancer Society: Behind the Science" is a video series featuring American Cancer Society experts that is aimed at increasing awareness about emerging issues in cancer science.  

Behind the Science Video Archive


Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

A new American Cancer Society: Elizabeth Ward, PhD, National Vice President of Intramural Research discussing a report with an update of cancer incidence rates (new cases), death rates, and trends in the United States. 


Mammography

A new video featuring Deputy Chief Medical Officer Len Lichtenfeld, M.D. and Chief Medical Officer Otis W. Brawley, M.D., reviews the latest data and ongoing issues surrounding mammography. The video is part of a new series called "American Cancer Society: Behind the Science" which is aimed at increasing awareness about emerging issues in cancer science. 


Lung Screening

A new video featuring the Society's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Len Lichtenfeld, M.D. and Chief Medical Officer Otis W. Brawley, M.D ., discussing the recently-released results of the National Lung Screening Trial.  Initial data from the trial suggest that screening heavy smokers using low-dose CT scans reduces mortality, but Dr. Brawley and Dr. Len urge cautious optimism. 


Cancer Prevention Study - 3

A new video featuring Alpa Patel, PhD, strategic director of CPS-3, discussing the importance of the Society's newest Cancer Prevention Study, CPS-3.