The American Samoa Cancer Coalition provides these downloads for convenience and information. When seeking medical advice it is always the recommendation of the Coalition that you seek out the advice of a licensed medical professional. If you are unsure or need advice in how to proceed in contacting a local physician, or need any help or information, the Coalition will do what it can to help. Please feel free to contact us using our online form, by phone at 1 (684) 699-0110, or via email at [email protected]
Fact sheets available for download | Updated: 01/03/2017 – 15:10
The first ever American Samoa Comprehensive Cancer Control fact sheet series is intended to help program planners establish baselines and evaluation indicators for activities contributing to the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan. The fact sheets are also useful in determining priority areas, target populations, and in providing justification to funders when developing proposals.
Policies | Updated: 02/01/2011 – 14:04
Policies available to download include the “Smoke Free Environment Act: Chapter 13 – RESTRICTION OF SMOKING IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PLACES.
- Smoke Free Environment Act.pdf
Tautai Lavea’i: Apply for financial assistance
Financial Assistance Program | Updated: 01/03/2017 – 15:11
We are all aware of the toll that cancer can take on our community. Cancer is currently the second leading cause of death in American Samoa. The American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition (ASCCC) was formed to help the community fight the affects of cancer physically, emotionally, spiritually, and now financially. The ASCCC is now providing stipends to those individuals who are fighting against cancer.
ASCCC Operations & Updates
ASCCC Bylaws | Updated: 08/21/2009 – 00:05
ASCCC Bylaws In order to maintain transparency in some of the operations of the ASCCC, the current bylaws are always available for download and review at any time.
ASCCC Strategic Plan
This outlines the goals and strategies of the Coalition to be completed by 2024.
These newsletters provide yearly updates on the various ASCCC programs and other projects.
Learning more about Cancer Recurrence and Prevention – 2016 | Updated: 06/13/2016 – 13:34
Cancer survivors have a haunting fear that even when you’re convinced your cancer is “gone”, there’s a chance it will return. I have observed countless times how anxious “survivors” are as they have gone to take their tests, and pray that the “C” word is not back. If you think cancer is not going to impact you think again. We know that almost 12 million Americans are cancer survivors.