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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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Who We Are

Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has regional and local offices throughout the country that support 11 geographical Divisions and ensure that we have a presence in every community.

Learn more about the ACS, what we do, and our plans for the future by exploring the areas below.

Our Mission (http://www.cancer.org/AboutUs/WhoWeAre/acsmissionstatements)

See how, locally and internationally, the ACS strives to live by a clearly defined set of goals and ideals.

Facts about the ACS (http://www.cancer.org/AboutUs/WhoWeAre/acs-fact-sheet)

View a summary of how the ACS is organized and how we operate.

What the ACS is Doing to Save Lives (http://www.cancer.org/AboutUs/WhoWeAre/what-we-do)

Learn how we save lives every day as we work to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

The Movement for More Birthdays (http://www.cancer.org/AboutUs/WhoWeAre/morebirthdays)

It takes inspiration and commitment to create a world with less cancer, and we can't do it without your help. Find out more about the More Birthdays movement.

Our History (http://www.cancer.org/AboutUs/WhoWeAre/our-history)

Explore the early days of the ACS including how we got started, our first cancer education campaign, and early advances in cancer research.

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http://cancer.org

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