How the American Cancer Society is Saving Lives
The ABCD of Attacking From Every Angle
We are ACTIVISTS – convening relentless partners for awareness and impact.
We deliver BREAKTHROUGHS – investing in innovative research to develop game-changing approaches.
We build COMMUNITIES – united to fight cancer with compassion and access to treatment.
We provide DIRECTION – as a passionate ally, empowering people with information and answers.

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The mission of the American Cancer Society is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. As we all know, when cancer strikes, it hits from all sides. That’s why we’re committed to attacking cancer from every angle. With more than 100 years of experience and leadership, we are a global force, fighting all cancers on all fronts, across the US and around the globe.

Resources allocated to program services (totaling 78% of American Cancer Society resources) include:

  • $147 million invested in cancer research (support to fund and conduct research into better ways to prevent, detect, and treat cancer, how to improve the quality of life for people living with cancer, and to advocate for laws and policies that help further cancer research)
  • $269 million invested in patient support (programs to assist cancer patients and their families, easing the burden of cancer)
  • $104 million invested in prevention information and education (programs that provide the public and health professionals with information and education to prevent cancer occurrence or to reduce the risk of developing cancer)
  • $63 million invested in detection and treatment (programs that are directed at finding cancer before it is clinically apparent and that provide information and education about cancer treatments for a cure, recurrence, symptom management, and pain control)

Resources allocated to supporting services (totaling 22% of Society resources) include:

  • $36 million used to fund management and general expenses (executive, financial, and administrative services needed to direct the efforts of the American Cancer Society)
  • $134 million spent on fundraising expenses (securing charitable financial support for the Society’s programs and services)