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Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

Our Leadership roles:

1. Support better decisions by making available high-quality, timely, understandable information, especially to newly diagnosed cancer patients and their caregivers.

2. Advance cancer-related research outcomes by funding key research gaps and by influencing the amount and direction of funds invested by leading research sponsors.

3. Improve quality of life of cancer patients at the community level by assisting primarily with service referral, community mobilization, collaboration, advocacy, and, where appropriate, directly providing services.

4. Increase prevention and early detection of cancer.

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Interested in learning about volunteer opportunities with cancer patients, caregivers and survivors? Discover how you can connect patients and survivors to free information and services, help in the office, become a patient service volunteer, participate in an event, help pass laws to defeat cancer. On-going training and support provided.

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by VERONICA I. from PATTERSON, CA (2015-12-07 20:06:11.0)
I WANT TO VOLUNTEER BECAUSE I NEED TO TO WELFARE TO WORK AND I PREFERRED TO BE HELPING IN A OFFICE THEN BEING IN A ROOM FOR 4 HOURS I ALWAYS WANTED TO GET A JOB LIKE THIS HOPING TO GET ONE LIKE THIS HOPE I GET THE CHANCE TO WORK AND VOLUNTEER WITH U GUYS THANKS
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