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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.

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Year 2015 Goals

The American Cancer Society has set forth ambitious goals for the year 2015 that will lead the Society in its mission to eradicate cancer as a major health problem. The goals are the following:

  • Reduce cancer incidence rates by 25%
  • Reduce cancer mortality rates by 50%
  • Dramatically increase the quality of life for cancer survivors and their caregivers

What do these goals mean? It means that our work will save five million lives and six million people will never have to hear the words "You have cancer." These goals are changing the way the American Cancer Society is fighting cancer and with it, offering new opportunities for volunteers to get involved.

Relay For Life Mission Statement:

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, that those who face cancer will be supported and that one day cancer will be eliminated.

Colleges Against Cancer Mission Statement:

American Cancer Society Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities.

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http://www.cancer.org

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Would you recommend American Cancer Society?

by SHARON H. from COLONIA, NJ (2013-05-12 06:41:02.0)
MY DAUGHTER HAS BREAST CANCER (CANCER FREE RIGHT NOW) AND THE SOCIETY HAS HELPED HER SO MUCH.
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