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We set goals and make plans – we don’t let cancer keep us from planning things. And I am committed to getting some form of exercise every single day. Even in the hospital, I force myself to be active.

Jim Bond
Multiple Myeloma Survivor

compassion

It's what we're made of

We know a cancer diagnosis can be scary – and overwhelming. Whether you need emotional support, the latest cancer information, a ride to chemo, or a place to stay when treatment is far away, we're here to help – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

American Cancer Society having this Hope Lodge for a family that has to go through something as traumatic as we are — I can't describe it... They've saved us so much money and so much stress.

Eileen Fauteux & Her Mother
Cancer Survivor

determination

A little goes a long way

Our volunteers are at the heart of everything we do. They fundraise, they help patients, they advocate for life-saving change, and they're committed to helping us achieve our mission. We'd love for you to join them.

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Relay For Life

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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2 million volunteers strong and counting

Be part of the movement to save lives and celebrate life. Every single day.

generosity

Keeps us going

Over the past 100 years, the American Cancer Society has been working relentlessly to end cancer. We're not there yet, but with the help of our donors, we've made some incredible progress.

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$4.6

billion

Amount we've invested in cancer research since 1946.

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6.3

million

Number of free rides to treatment we've provided for cancer patients.

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781

thousand

Number of screenings we’ve contributed to in underserved communities since 2011.

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2.1

million

Number of cancer deaths averted since 1991.

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