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Where Does the Money Go?

Quite simply, it goes toward historic legislative accomplishments that will save more lives from cancer. Examples include securing the largest increase in federal cancer research funding in a decade, expanding access to cancer care for hundreds of thousands of people, and making resaurants and bars smoke-free.

Pie Chart 9% FUNDRAISING AND MANAGEMENT and 91% CANCER ADVOCACY
9% FUNDRAISING AND MANAGEMENT
91% CANCER ADVOCACY for
Cancer Research $7.3 Million
Cancer Prevention $17.4 Million
Patient quality of life $7.6 Million
Early detection $5.8 Million

IN JUST THE PAST YEAR, ACS CAN HAS:

SECURED
BIG INCREASE
in federal cancer
research funding

 

 

FOUGHT OFF
a proposed
$1 BILLION
research cut

Made Even More Restaurants, Bars, and Workplaces Smoke Free

These laws now cover over 60% of the US population

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Protected funding for the
federal program that's provided
12.5 MILLION
MAMMOGRAMS & CANCER SCREENINGS
to more than 5.2 million
low-income women