Agency Profile: American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide
, community- based voluntary health organizati on dedicated to eliminatin g cancer as a major health problem.
We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing
cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer …diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.