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American Cancer Society

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Health & Medicine

Location

2310 Route 34 NorthSuite 1DManasquan, NJ 08736 United States

Organization Information

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.

Description

The goal of the American Cancer Society (ACS) is to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from cancer. The way that we approach this is through research, prevention and early detection, advocacy, and patient & family services. The American Cancer Society is at work in communities all across the country providing programs aimed at reducing the risk of cancer, detecting cancer as early as possible, ensuring proper treatment, and empowering people facing cancer to cope and maintain the highest possible quality of life.

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