No single nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization in the US has invested more
to find the causes and cures of cancer than the American Cancer Society (ACS). In fact, we've helped make possible almost every major cancer research breakthrough since 1946.
This section outlines the current ACS substantial spending on research. For the announcement about the most recently funded research grants, see this press release.
Gives the number of grants and investment amount by cancer type as well as childhood cancer, disparities, and environmental factors.
Gives the number of grants and investment amount by state. Includes links to grantee project title and descriptions by state.
Currently-funded amounts for extramural and intramural projects by areas of research: treatment, prevention, early detection, survivorship, and more.
Check out recent press releases about specific awards by grant mechanism, partnership, or grant season.
American Cancer Society (ACS) scientists and research grantees discuss the most critical questions in cancer research—in language that we can all understand.
Overviews of some of our most game-changing research from American Cancer Society (ACS) staff scientists and from medical schools and universities across the United States that we help support with research grants.