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Coronavirus and Cancer

We answer some frequently asked questions.

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Breast Cancer ACS Research

See the highlights from our staff and grantees.

I Drive for Chevy

Tweet #IDriveFor and Raise Money

Use #IDriveFor in October and Chevrolet contributes $5.

 

 

 

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Give in Honor or Memory

Your loved one's legacy can be a cancer-free world.

Get Cancer Information Now

Cancer Information and Resources 

1 in 3 people 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.

One-on-One Support 

You don’t have to face a cancer diagnosis alone. Talk or chat live with a trained cancer information specialist or find support in your own community.

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Call us: 1-800-227-2345

Eat Healthy and Get Active

Learn about the benefits of good nutrition, regular physical activity, and staying at a healthy weight.

Stay Away From Tobacco

Let the Great American Smokeout event be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life.

HPV Prevention

Human Papillomavirus can cause 6 types of cancer. But preventing it — and the cancers it causes — is simple.

Cancer Screeening Guidelines

Learn what screening tests ACS recommends, when to get them, and how they are covered by insurance.

Overall Impact

$5B

invested in research since 1946

3.2M

patients served in the last decade

16.9M

cancer survivors alive today

984K

cancer screenings in underserved communities

We attack cancer from every angle. Donate now to fund cancer research, education, advocacy and patient and family services.

Volunteer and Fundraise

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.

Relay For Life

Join the world’s largest volunteer-based fundraising event.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Support the walk that unites more than 200 communities every year.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

American Cancer Society
Cancer Action Network

Fight together to influence public policy and make cancer a national priority.

Volunteer and Fundraising Impact

1.5M

volunteers

1.7M

Relay For Life participants globally

$8B

raised through RFL and MSABC since 1985

400

CEOs of U.S. companies engaged in our mission

Services for You

Community Support

Connect with fellow patients, survivors, caregivers, and family at one of our community-centered fundraising events.

Lodging

When cancer treatment is far from home, our Hope Lodge facilities offer a free place to stay and a supportive space to rest.

Rides and Transportation

Road to Recovery connects cancer patients in need of transportation to treatment with volunteers to get them there.

Community Impact

135M

cancer.org visits

1.4M

calls to our 24 hour Cancer Helpline

490K

rides to treatment

500K

free lodging nights provided

Our fundraising events are key to fighting for our mission and building a supportive cancer community. Our community events and patient services are funded entirely by donations. Donate now to make sure they continue.

Research That Saves Lives

What does it take to outsmart cancer? Research. We’ve invested more than $4.9 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.

Cancer Journeys

Numbers only tell part of the story. Meet the people who are living proof of our mission.
 

Lastashia - Survivor, Breast Cancer

Cheryl - Survivor, Breast Cancer

Shannon - Thriver, Metastatic Breast Cancer

Brandi - Caregiver

Victoria - Survivor, Ovarian Cancer