We are a leading cancer-fighting organization with a vision to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. We are improving the lives of people with cancer and their families as the only organization combating cancer through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.
1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. If you’ve been recently diagnosed, or know someone who has, we’re here with answers, guidance, and support.
You don’t have to face a cancer diagnosis alone. Talk or chat live with a trained cancer information specialist or get answers and find resources in your community. Learn how we provide support.
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Learn about recommended cancer screening tests and find resources to help you get on a screening schedule that's right for you.
When cancer treatment is far from home, our Hope Lodge facilities offer a free place to stay and a supportive space to rest. We also provide lodging grants to local healthcare systems partners so they can provide lodging assistance to their patients.
Road to Recovery connects cancer patients in need of transportation to treatment with volunteers to get them there. We also provide transportation grants to local healthcare systems partners to provide transportation assistance to their patients.
Connect with American Cancer Society staff or others who are facing cancer for information and support.
We couldn’t do what we do without our volunteers, fundraisers, and donors. Together, we’re making a difference – and you can, too. Become a volunteer, make a tax-deductible donation, or participate in a fundraising event to help us save lives.
Support the walk that unites more than 150 communities every year.
Fight together to influence public policy and make cancer a national priority.
What does it take to outsmart cancer? Research. We’ve invested more than $5 billion in cancer research since 1946, all to find more – and better – treatments, uncover factors that may cause cancer, and improve cancer patients’ quality of life.
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