More than one million people in the United States get cancer each year. Whether you have cancer or are close to someone who does, understanding what to expect can help you cope. In this section you can find basic information about cancer and what causes it, as well as in-depth information about specific types of cancer, their risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options.
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Get accurate, credible information on a variety of cancer topics from the experts at the American Cancer Society.
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100 years ago, the American Cancer Society started the fight of a lifetime. Together we can finish that fight. Let's boldly join together to make this cancer's last century.