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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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Relay is an overnight family oriented event with activities for all ages. Survivors walk the first lap marking the start of Relay. The focal point of the evening is the luminaria ceremony honoring those who lost their fight against cancer and celebrates those who have won that battle.

Started over 20 years ago, the American Cancer Society now organizes Relay For Life events in communities throughout the United States. Relays have raised over a billion dollars for cancer research, as well as education, advocacy and greatly needed services in the community.

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