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American Cancer Society Inc.

Who We Are

How We Help You

Your American Cancer Society is in your corner around the clock to help you stay well and get well, to find cures, and to fight back.

Helping You Stay Well: We help you take steps to prevent cancer or find it at its earliest, most treatable stage.
Helping You Get Well: We’re in your corner around the clock to help you through every step of a cancer experience.
Finding Cures: We fund and conduct research that helps us better understand, prevent, and cure cancer.

Fighting Back: We work with lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and rally communities worldwide to join the fight.

Access to Care: We're working every day to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. But we can't continue our progress while millions of underinsured and uninsured Americans don't have access to lifesaving cancer care. Learn more about what we're doing to ensure everyone has access to quality health care and how you can help.

Contact Us: We are available around the clock at 1-800-227-2345 and at

What We Do

For nearly 100 years, the American Cancer Society has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters, we’re helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer.

Mission Statement: The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 geographic Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.