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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 restaurants and bars smoke-free.

Pie Chart 7% FUNDRAISING AND MANAGEMENT and 93% CANCER ADVOCACY
7% FUNDRAISING AND MANAGEMENT
93% CANCER ADVOCACY for
Cancer Research $4.4 Million
Cancer Prevention $20.1 Million
Patient quality of life $6.5 Million
Early detection $5.1 Million

IN JUST THE PAST YEAR, ACS CAN HAS:

SECURED
BIG INCREASE
in federal cancer
research funding

 

 

FOUGHT OFF
an almost
$1 BILLION
cut to cancer research

Made Even More Restaurants, Bars, and Workplaces Smoke Free

61.1% of the U.S. population is protected by a smoke-free law that includes non-hospitality workplaces, restaurants and bars

Screening Exams

Protected funding for the
federal program that has served more than
5.6 MILLION
WOMEN SINCE ITS INCEPTION
and has provided more than
13.3 MILLION
breast and cervical cancer screenings