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>>
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>>
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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 >>