For more than a 100 years, the American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. With your support, we have helped usher in an era where more people survive cancer than ever before. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 29% decline in US cancer death rates since the early 1990s.
More than 1.8 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2020. Without the American Cancer Society’s nearly 75 years of investments in research, patients wouldn’t have as many effective treatment options and preventative tools. As the largest private not-for-profit, non-governmental funder of cancer research in the US, we’ve played a role in many of the major cancer research breakthroughs in the last century.
We can’t stop now. We are committed to ensuring that live-saving research continues, and innovative ideas are not lost.
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