Definition of American Cancer Society

A nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization, the largest private source of cancer research funds in the U.S. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has state divisions and more than 3,400 local offices. ACS provides information on cancer incidence, mortality, causes, manifestations, treatment, and prevention, as well as on cancer research and clinical trials, and promotes beneficial policies, laws, and regulations for patients and families affected by cancer.

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American Cancer Society


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