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The first $500 stipend given out from the ACE Holiday Fundraiser donation was awarded to Mrs. Annie Lealaitafea of Nuuuli.  She was diagnosed with inoperable cervical cancer this January in Hawai'i at the Queen's Cancer Center. Accepting the patient stipend on behalf of her...
According to the results of a survey conducted last year, there is strong public support for the Smoke Free Environment Act. The survey also indicated that the Smoke Free Environment Act, often referred to as simply the SFEA, has led to a reduction in exposure to secondhand smoke in public. This...
  Preparing for the Great American Smoke-out: It starts one day at a time                   The national 36th Annual Great American Smoke-out is happening on November 17, 2011!  The American Samoa...
Press release - Gov. Togiola Tulafono signed into law yesterday a Fono bill that bans smoking in public places — such as taxis and buses — and private locations that are open to the public, such as restaurants and bars.The official signing of the measure was reps from groups targeting the...
 The American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition (ASCCC) has begun to receive various donations to provide assistance to those families who are victims of the recent Tsunami.  According to Vice Chairman, Rochelle Reid, "From the first wave of paypal donations food, toiletries,...
Faasegi Caldwell Presents Stipend to Valasi Tea, a Leukemia patient.
A cancer stipend award of $500 was presented by Faasegi Caldwell of the Cancer Survivor's Support Group to Valasi Tea of Fagasa. Ms Tea is 14-years-old and she was diagnosed with lymphoma at LBJ. She went to Hawaii and she was diagnosed with leukemia in March 2008. She had chemotherapy and...
Tina Drabble (left) and her mother, Chande Lutu (right)
My name is Chande Lutu-Drabble, and I was and always will be a Caregiver for my daughter who is a Cancer Survivor. I have just returned home after living over a year in San Diego, where my daughter had undergone treatment for melanoma cancer. When I went up to be with my daughter, I didn’t know...
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Second General Membership Meeting of 2013 set for Thursday, April 25th, 2013

04/25/2013 10:00
Pacific/Pago Pago
The 2nd ASCCC General Membership Meeting of 2013 will take place on Thursday, April 25th, 2013 at 10:00am. Location will be given at a later time. If you have any questions, please call 633-4589 or email

ASCCC General Membership Meeting

01/24/2013 10:00
01/24/2013 12:00
Pacific/Pago Pago

The first general membership meeting of the ASCCC is scheduled for Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at 10:00am located at the Sadie Thompson Inn Conference Room.  If you have any questions, please contact the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program office at 633-4589.

ASCCC Board of Director Meeting

07/01/2009 17:00
07/01/2009 19:00
Pacific/Pago Pago

The Board of Directors will be having it's monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at Deluxe Cafe. An agenda will follow. Please email and/or Va'a at if you have any questions.

Song Contest

04/16/2009 15:04
05/15/2009 17:00
Pacific/Pago Pago

Record an original theme song for a new cancer prevention radio drama and you could win up to $300 and have your song played on the radio!

Community Cancer Investigator Research Project Presentations

05/13/2009 09:00
05/13/2009 12:00
Pacific/Pago Pago

The American Samoa Community Cancer Network (ASCCN) invites the community to attend presentations of results of five community-based research projects conducted by graduates of the Community Cancer Investigator Capacity Building Program.

Survivor Stories

Survivor Post date
Loretta Talolo's Survivor Story 5 years 6 weeks ago
Chande Lutu-Drabble's Survivor Story 5 years 12 weeks ago
Fa'asegi Luisa Te'o Caldwell 6 years 12 weeks ago
Tuitogamaatoe P. Fanene 6 years 14 weeks ago