The Body Show: Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Trends in Hawai’i

Join the discussion with Dr. Kathy Kozak & Hawaii Public Radio on The Body Show, as they welcome Dr. Shane Morita & our Executive Director Cathy Alsup on cancer treatment and trends here in Hawai’i. Click HERE to listen to the recording to learn more about cancer diagnosis & what the American Cancer Society is…

Getting to Know Us – Meet Jan April, Coordinator, Facilities

I joined ACS in 2005 for a few months and then moved on to pursue another job opportunity.  In that short few months, I learned so much of what ACS does and continues to do so well – help people fight and survive this dreaded disease!  Right after I left ACS, my best friend Debbie…

We Are Determined – Meet Survivor and Volunteer K. Russell Ho

January 26, 2016 was the 7th anniversary of my pancreatic cancer operation, called the Whipple procedure and being in remission. Following the procedure, I went through 30 radiation and 18 chemotherapy sessions. There is reason to celebrate, as pancreatic cancer has a 95% mortality rate and only 5% of patients make it past five years…