Producer & Academy Award Winning Actress Hilary Swank & The American Cancer Society “Choose You” VIP Event and Film Screening

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The American Cancer Society and Academy Award Winning Actress Hillary Swank Celebrate A Special “Blue Carpet” Event And Documentary Screening Of “Choose You" - Downloadable Video and Photos are Available at

On Thursday, May 19th, 2011, The American Cancer Society And Academy Award Winning Actress Hillary Swank Will Celebrate The One-Year Anniversary Of The Choose You Movement With A Special “Blue Carpet” Event And Documentary Screening Of “Choose You.”

Choose You is an influential movement aiming to educate women and raise awareness about the simple actions people can take that can significantly reduce their risk of cancer. The program reminds people that one in three women will get cancer in her lifetime, but there are steps women can take today to change that statistic.

During the event, 200 VIPs, including actress Mariska Hargitay of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” will enjoy a special viewing of the documentary which tells the powerful and emotional stories of three women who are making powerful choices to put their health first and help prevent cancer.

“My hope is that every woman who watches this film will not only begin to take steps to make her own health a priority, but will also share the message with friends and loved ones because together we can change the odds,” said Hilary Swank.

B-ROLL INCLUDES: Soundbites from Hilary Swank and Mariska Hargitay actress, red-carpet arrivals, “Choose You” event highlights and film clips.

About the American Cancer Society: As a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.

If you are a member of the media, hardcopy requests are available by request and event highlights video and photos can be downloaded starting Friday, May 20th at 12pm ET at


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