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We let others hear the conviction in our voices and feel the impact of our actions.
We’re Challenging Tobacco Head-On
Starting With the ACS Center for Tobacco Control
We’ve been fighting tobacco use for more than 50 years. Our early studies linking smoking with lung cancer contributed to the U.S. Surgeon General’s first report on smoking and health in 1964. We’re now taking on the changing landscape of tobacco control by creating the ACS Center for Tobacco Control.
“Tobacco use accounts for at least 30% of all cancer deaths.”
- Cancer facts & Figures 2014
Researcher Passionate About Improving Treatment Options
“This could change the options that patients have.”
We’ve helped over 1 million cancer patients feel beautiful again.
Cancer Can’t Take Away Our Beauty
We Help Women Look Good and Feel Better
Cancer treatments can make a woman feel robbed of her femininity. Since 1987, Look Good Feel Better has helped more than one million cancer patients feel beautiful again with make-up tips and other beauty advice. It’s offered as a collaboration of American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and Professional Beauty.
Survivor’s Mother Spreads Awareness Among Pediatric Cancer Community
“I am passionate because I want pediatric cancer families to know who American Cancer Society is, and what they can do for them.”
Everyone Deserves a Fighting Chance
CHANGE Promotes Healthy Equity
Some minority groups and people without health insurance are more likely to get cancer – and die from it. Our CHANGE Grant program promotes health equity by facilitating corporate investments of $26 million in 350 community grants. As a result, we’ve funded 671,178 low or no-cost cancer screenings in underserved communities.