What will it take to beat cancer? All of us. American Cancer Society of the Capital Region Our mission is to save lives, celebrate lives & lead the fight for a world without cancer. With your help we are doing that right here in the Capital Region and beyond.

 
 

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August 19, 2021

Red, White & Blue Party!

November 13, 2021

Gala of Hope!

October 4, 2021

Coaches vs. Cancer Basket “Ball”!

Real Men Wear Pink gives men a leadership role in the fight against breast cancer. Community leaders around the nation use the power of pink to raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer initiatives.

Making Strides has always been more than just a walk, it’s a movement. Because of the pandemic, how we unite and fight back this fall may look different but our passion to end breast cancer is the same.

Relay For Life may look different this year, but now more than ever, cancer patients and researchers need your help to sustain the fight against cancer. Our lifesaving mission has been threatened by suspended events and a decrease in donations, so your support is urgently needed to continue research, patient programs and cancer screening.

American Cancer Society of the Capital Region

Last year, with your help, the American Cancer Society was able to accomplish the following for patients and families including those in the Capital Region & beyond!

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MILLION

Calls answered through our 24/7 help line

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HUNDRED

Members benefiting from emotional & education support at our Capital Region HopeClub

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THOUSAND

Rides given to and from cancer treatment

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THOUSAND

Nights of free or reduced lodging when traveling for treatment

We are so lucky to have an incredible 2021 Associate Board of Ambassadors! This group continues to not only fundraise individually but also help behind the scenes to make the 2021 Red, White & Blue Party such a success! We are grateful that these young professionals volunteer their time to support the @americancancersociety year-round, help us give them a round of applause! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
Sunlight is the main source of UV radiation, even though UV rays make up only a small portion of the sun’s rays. The strength of the UV rays reaching the ground depends on a number of factors, such as:
• Time of day
• Season of the year
• Altitude: More UV rays reach the ground at higher elevations.
• Clouds: The effect of clouds can vary, but what’s important to know is that UV rays can get through to the ground, even on a cloudy day.

FACT: Most sunscreens don't last more than 2 hours! When you're out in the sun during these summer months, remember to reapply!
Words out.  Our Coaches vs. Cancer Basket "Ball" will be on Monday, October 4th at the @albanycapcenter and we can't wait! We're excited to honor the Capital Region's @guru371 and can't wait to share more to come!
Screening tests are used to find cancer in people who have no symptoms. Screening increases the chances of finding certain cancers early, when they are small, have not spread, and might be easier to treat.

If you don’t have a doctor, there are things you can do and places you can call to find out how to get the screening tests you need. Read more at the link in bio.
It’s hard to believe but tomorrow marks 1 month until our 2021 Red, White & Blue party! 🇺🇸We know the Capital Region is just as excited as we are because tickets are going fast. 

Grab your tickets while you still can & join us for a cancer fighting Saratoga summer night! ❤️🤍💙
July is Sarcoma & Bone Cancer Awareness Month.​
The @americancancersociety estimates that there will be about 3,610 new cases of cancer of the bones and joints diagnosed in 2021 in the US.​ Visit cancer.org to learn more about different types of sarcoma and bone cancer. #sarcomaawarenessmonth #americancancersociety