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Andrew Becker is Director of Media Relations. He is the New York-based member of the national media relations team. His work includes all patient and family services offered by ACS, as well as global health, corporate finance, and supporting the overall brand. Before joining ACS, Andrew spent a decade using his political communication and public relations training for good instead of evil. He was involved in the first few years of the American Legacy Foundation’s truth campaign, as well as other tobacco prevention work, and counts projects for NIH and the Ad Council among his proudest professional achievements. Andrew is a father of three, so he expects to be working for decades to come. E-mail him at andrew.becker@cancer.org.

Busola Afolabi is a Media Relations Manager at the American Cancer Society’s headquarters in Atlanta. She focuses on cancer disparities in minority and underserved communities, and provides strategic media relations counsel to the Society’s More Birthdays platform and global health function.

Claire Greenwell is a Media Relations Specialist at the American Cancer Society’s headquarters in Atlanta. She focuses on American Cancer Society book publishing, social media/e-media initiatives, and breast cancer awareness. Claire is a Missouri native, but identifies herself as a true Southerner. A proud graduate of the Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia, and a former member of the UGA Redcoat Marching Band, Claire will always be a true Dawgs fan.

David Sampson is Director of Medical & Scientific Information. He came to ACS after two decades producing medical stories in local and network broadcast news, starting at KGO-TV in San Francisco, where he produced medical spots for Dr. Dean Edell, and ending up at Dateline NBC. He works remotely in Los Angeles and leads communications efforts for the Society’s medical and scientific work, including early detection guidelines, research, and cancer control. He also heads up promotion for the ACS’s flagship medical journal, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians You can email him at david.sampson@cancer.org.

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