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American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition

(l-r) ASCCC treasurer Christinna Lutu-Sanchez, Akenese Maifea, Faaeteete Sio, Meleseini Siufanua, ASCCC chairman Taotasi Archie Soliai, and board member Dr. Jueta McCutchan.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition’s (ASCCC or Cancer Coalition) Indigenous Samoan Partnership to Initiate Research Excellence (INSPIRE) program has published its first article in the British Journal of Social Work. The article titled “Research Capacity...
Pictured is the staff of Neil’s ACE Home Center, ASCCC members, cancer patients and their family members.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Over the last 10 years, Neil's Ace Home Center in Malaeimi and the people of American Samoa have all played a pivotal role in helping the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition's efforts. "We would like to thank our community here in American Samoa for continuously...
A special lunch earlier this year at Carl's Jr  for the youngsters enrolled in the Aoelua Family Reading Program
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga has proclaimed October as National Health Literacy Month, saying that “whereas cancer, precipitated or aggravated by lifestyle factors, accounts for the second leading cause of death in men and women in American Samoa, improving health...
Members of the ASCC Student Government Association (SGA) present a donation of $500 to the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition (ASCCC)
Members of the ASCC Student Government Association (SGA) presented a donation of $500 to the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition (ASCCC), represented by Mr. Va’atausili Tofaeono (far left). The SGA did fundraising during the spring 2019 semester to support organizations and entities providing...
Galea'i Peni Poumele Cancer Foundation group photo
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Galea'i Peni Poumele Cancer Foundation hosted a special luncheon last Friday, Jan 11, for its stipend recipients. Altogether, 15 cancer patients were awarded stipends of $2,000 each from the Foundation, which has been in existence since 1992. The financial assistance...
(l-r) ASCCC treasurer Christinna Lutu-Sanchez, Akenese Maifea, Faaeteete Sio, Meleseini Siufanua, ASCCC chairman Taotasi Archie Soliai, and board member Dr. Jueta McCutchan. (Not pictured is Lumana'i Maifea).
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The ASCCC is able to continue its mission to “help the people of American Samoa fight cancer”, thanks to the record-breaking amount of donations received over this past year.  Special projects coordinator, Va’a Tofaeono reports that over $70,000 was donated from...
Students of Onnuri Piano Academy — together with members of American Samoa's Korean and Chinese Associations, and the Korean and Chinese Community Youth Groups — pictured with two checks
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Students of Onnuri Piano Academy — together with members of American Samoa's Korean and Chinese Associations, and the Korean and Chinese Community Youth Groups — pictured with two checks from their successful Christmas Piano Recital fundraiser that was held last Saturday...
(L-R) Vai Semeatu, Iosefa Suani, Leka Bode, Uesele Suani, Fritz Suani, Si’itia Soliai-Lemsus, Troy Asuncion, and Va’atausili Tofaeono.  Not pictured: Colin Bode, Nu’usila Suani, Jr., and Harry “Pops” Asuncion.
Representatives from Laulima Collaborative, LLC, and Suani Farms presenting a donation of $10,000 to the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition to help cancer patients. Newly formed and based in California, these organizations have deep roots in the territory and answered the call to help after...