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Welcome to the Eastern Division's Research Central, your information center about the American Cancer Society research programs and funding opportunities in New York and New Jersey.

With $3.4 billion invested to date, the American Cancer Society is the leading non-government source of cancer research funds in the United States.

  March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

Learn what American Cancer Society researchers are doing to fight colon cancer. Read more>>

Visit the Great American Smokeout website and take part in the Smokeout Challenge. Learn more>>

  Research News 

 The American Cancer Society has now funded 44 Nobel Prize winners! Learn more>>

 American Cancer Society Research Program grantees Brian Druker, M.D. and Charles Sawyers, M.D., have been awarded one of the most prestigious prize in medicine, the Lasker Award. Read more>>

 Dr. Eain Murphy talks about the importance of his American Cancer Society research grant. Watch>>

  Know the Facts

 The Society-funded researchers have contributed to advances such as routine  Pap test and mammography screening, chemotherapy, radiation, and bone marrow transplants. Read more >>                              

 "Research Then and Now" illustrates how research funded by the American Cancer Society has contributed to many of the largest breakthroughs in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment over the past six decades. Watch >>



Eastern Researchers at Work
Get to know the Society-funded researchers in New York and New Jersey. Read about their work >>



Eastern Research Projects
Did you know that groundbreaking cancer research is taking place right in your backyard? Learn more >> 

Research at Relay


Research Fact Sheet and Quiz  Incorporate research into your Relay For Life or special event by using the fact sheet and quiz. Help friends learn about the great advances American Cancer Society researchers have been involved in. Learn how >>



Research Tent Cards  Want an easy way to feature researchers and research facts at your Relay For Life or other special event? Use these tent cards to help promote what your money raised helps to fund. Learn how >>





Join the Cancer Prevention Study - 3 (CPS-3) at a Relay For Life near you!
The American Cancer Society's Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance Research is inviting men and women who have no personal history of cancer to join a historic research study.  CPS-3 will help us better understand the lifestyle, behavioral, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer. Learn more and find an enrollment site near you>> 


Support Our Research Program
Make a donation to the American Cancer Society today. Donate >>



Index of Grants
Are you a researcher? Find out how you can apply for an American Cancer Society research grant. Learn how >>




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