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COVID-19 and Cancer

Information about cancer care, vaccines, screenings, and more.

Get Smoking Out of Your Life

Join Quit2Heal, a free study comparing smartphone apps to help cancer patients QUIT.

Connect with Survivors

Join our Cancer Survivors Network online community.

Give in Honor or Memory

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

Every cancer. Every life.

Our vision is to end cancer as we know it, for everyone.
 

Get Cancer Information Now

Cancer Information and Resources 

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.

Call or Chat with Us 

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.

Call us: 1-800-227-2345
Talk online: Use the Live Chat button
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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.

Get Screened

Learn about recommended cancer screening tests and find resources to help you get on a screening schedule that's right for you.

Overall Impact

55M

lives touched in 2021

$5B

invested in research since 1946

18M

cancer survivors alive today

1M+

cancer screenings in underserved communities

Help us end cancer as we know it, for everyone. Donate now to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support.

Services for You

Lodging

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.

Rides and Transportation

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.

All Patient Programs and Services

Connect with American Cancer Society staff or others who are facing cancer for information and support.

Community Impact

135M

cancer.org visits

1.4M

calls to our 24 hour Cancer Helpline

490K

rides to treatment

500K

free lodging nights provided

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 150 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

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.

Cancer Journeys

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

Latashia - Survivor, Breast Cancer

Cheryl - Survivor, Breast Cancer

Rick - Survivor, Colon & Kidney Cancer

Terry - Survivor, Colon Cancer

Victoria - Survivor, Ovarian Cancer