The American Cancer Society

The mission of the American Cancer Society is to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer. With the help of millions of supporters across the United States and around the world, we fund:

  • Innovative cancer research
  • Our live 24/7 helpline
  • and so much more!

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Whether we're working in a community near you or one across the country, our mission remains the same: to save lives. See what we've been up to lately — and get to know the American Cancer Society a little bit better.

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We help patients access lifesaving care and resources, but in 2020, COVID-19 is putting that support at risk. Please consider donating today to ensure that cancer patients, survivors, and their caregivers continue to get the support they need.

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