American Cancer Society | About Us

About Us


For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.  

What We Do

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As your American Cancer Society, we are here to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Our vision is a world free of cancer, and we are here to help you.


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As a nonprofit organization, we share our financials so you can have confidence in how we are using gifts from our generous donors, like you.

Our Events

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We have a variety of events throughout the country. Across the nation, we have 3 main events you can participate in.