For nearly a century, the American
Cancer Society has fought for every birthday threatened by every cancer
in every community. By taking what we’ve learned through research and
turning it into what we do, we have contributed to a 15 percent decrease
in the overall cancer death rate between the early 1990s and 2005. That
means that we helped avoid about 650,000 cancer deaths and created the
potential for more birthday celebrations. Overall, 11 million cancer
survivors in America will celebrate a birthday this year.
Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society saves lives and creates more birthdays by:
For more information about the American Cancer Society, call us at 1.800.227.2345 or visit cancer.org.