We’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help guide you through your cancer experience. Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed, are currently going through treatment, or are caring for a loved one ...
A few non-medical methods may be used to ease cancer pain along with pain medicines. This is sometimes called complementary or integrative therapy. Some people find they can take a lower dose of pain ...
In general, the American Cancer Society does not determine if something causes cancer (that is, if it is a carcinogen). Instead, we rely on the determinations of other respected agencies, such as the ...
This joint guideline from the American Cancer Society, the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology recommends different surveillance ...
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, deciding what’s next can be overwhelming. ACS CARES™ (Community Access to Resources, Education, and Support) is the only app that equips ...
The American Cancer Society couldn't do what we do without the support of our partners. Learn more about how these partnerships support our efforts to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. Each ...
Getting the best care sometimes means cancer patients must travel away from home. This can place an extra emotional and financial burden on patients and caregivers during an already challenging time.
No single nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization in the US has invested more to find the causes and cures of cancer than the American Cancer Society (ACS). In fact, we've helped make possible ...
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that starts in white blood cells (called lymphocytes) in the bone marrow. CLL mainly affects older adults and accounts for about one-third of all ...
Estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2023 by cancer site and US state Current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics Information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early ...
Cancer is a disease that can affect anyone, but it doesn’t affect everyone equally. Many social structures and practices can limit a person’s access to health care they need to prevent, treat, and ...
Leticia Nogueira, PhD, MPH, is the scientific director of health services research in the Surveillance & Health Equity Science department at the American Cancer Society (ACS). Her research focuses on ...