Save The Birthdays with the American Cancer Society

Save The Birthdays
1 out of 3 people will face a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. Your tax-deductible donation to the
American Cancer Society will help save the birthdays that might otherwise be lost to the disease.
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No single organization does more to finish the fight against cancer.
Last year we spent $713 million to fight cancer, save lives and serve as the round-the-clock
resource for people facing the disease.

Stay Well

Stay Well
Our Goal: 0 New Cancer Cases
  • Our Cancer Prevention Study-3 has recruited an
    astounding 300,000 participants to help us better
    understand what causes cancer so we can prevent it.
  • We publish Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines
    doctors use to illustrate how body weight, nutrition and
    activity affect cancer risk.
  • Our CHANGE grants have reached more than 300,000
    people in under-served communities and provided
    123,000 screenings to combat health disparities.

Get Well

Get Well
We served 42 percent of newly diagnosed cancer patients last year
  • We provide free lodging at our Hope Lodge® facilities
    nationwide for patients and their caregivers who must
    travel to treatment.
  • Our Cancer Information Specialists provide free
    information and support to nearly 1 million
    callers a year.
  • Last year, 32,000,000 unique visitors came to
    cancer.org for credible, compelling cancer and
    health-related information.

Find Cures

Find Cures
$3.8 billion invested in research since 1946.
  • We fund pioneering researchers, 47 of whom have gone
    on to win the Nobel Prize, the highest accolade a
    scientist can receive.
  • We helped make possible almost every major
    cancer research breakthrough since 1946.
  • Our widely-quoted Cancer Facts & Figures publications
    present the most current trends in cancer occurrence,
    survival, prevention, early detection, and treatment.

Fight Back

Fight Back
$25 million in advocacy support this year
  • Thanks in part to our advocacy efforts, 24 states,
    Washington, DC and Puerto Rico, have laws requiring
    100% smoke-free workplaces, restaurants, and bars.
  • We have successfully lobbied for significant
    increases to the federal budget for cancer research.
  • Relay For Life, the world’s largest movement to end
    cancer, reaches and engages more than 3.5 million
    people in 5,200 communities in the United States.

Save The Birthdays

Save The Birthdays
Sixty years ago, 1 out of 3 people
diagnosed with cancer survived for at least
five years. Today, thanks in part to the work
of the American Cancer Society, 2 out of 3 are surviving.

Let’s make it 3 out of 3.
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