The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to ...
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to www.cancer.org.American Cancer Society. Attacking from every angle.-----American Cancer Society is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminate cancer in the United States.
The society is organized into eleven geographical divisions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 900 offices throughout the United States. Its activities include providing grants to researchers, funding 47 Nobel Laureate researchers, discovering the link between smoking and cancer, and serving one million callers every year through its National Cancer Information Center.
American Cancer Society also runs public health advertising campaigns and organizes projects such as the Relay For Life and the Great American Smokeout. It operates a series of thrift stores to raise money for its operations. The company generates income by marketing its name for antismoking nicotine patches and orange juice.
American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia with an additional office in Austin, Texas. It was formerly known as American Society for the Control of Cancer and changed its name in 1945.-----American Cancer Society supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education.
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