Whether you or someone
you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From
basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth
information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early
detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find it
You can help reduce your
risk of cancer by making healthy choices like eating right, staying
active and not smoking. It’s also important to follow
recommended screening guidelines, which can help detect certain
Whether you want to
learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side
effects, or have questions about health insurance, we’re here to
help. We can even find you a free ride to treatment or a free place
to stay when treatment is far from home.
Our team of expert
journalists brings you all angles of the cancer story – from
breaking news and survivor stories to in-depth insights into
What does it take to
outsmart cancer? Research. We’ve invested more than $4.9 billion in
cancer research since 1946, all to find more – and better –
treatments, uncover factors that may cause cancer, and improve
cancer patients’ quality of life.
We couldn’t do what we
do without our volunteers and donors. Together, we’re making a
difference – and you can, too. Become a volunteer, make a
tax-deductible donation, or participate in a fundraising event to
help us save lives.
The American Cancer
Society couldn’t do what we do without the support of our partners.
Learn more about these partnerships and how you too can join us in
our mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a
world without cancer.
At the American Cancer
Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we
do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert
information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about
prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.
We need your financial support more than ever before to help us save lives.
Could support cancer prevention screenings which declined by 94% due to the pandemic.
Could support children's HPV cancer vaccinations. Rates decreased by 73% due to the pandemic
8 nights a hope lodge
Help provide an individual or family 8 nights at an ACS hope lodge while they help their family through their cancer treatment journey