Despite the Covid-19 pandemic cancer hasn't stopped. So neither have we. Exterior of large tent at night under the moonlight Join our Reimagined Fight against cancer American Cancer Society of the Capital Region Aerial shot of gathering at Saratoga National 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, 20 & 21, 2021

Red, White & Blue Party!

 

November 13, 2021

Gala of Hope!

September 13, 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

The biggest thank you to @saratogagrazingco for sharing your charcuterie skills with us tonight! Thank you to all who helped us raise funds for @americancancersociety ❤️
If you have a family history of colorectal polyps or cancer, you have a higher risk of getting colorectal cancer yourself, talk with your doctor. 

Cancer.org remains a place where people can find comprehensive, detailed information about breast cancer types, risk factors, prevention, screening and early detection, treatment options, and survivorship. #MensHealthWeek #GetScreened #NationalCancerSurvivorMonth
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.

More than 3.1 million men in the United States who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point are still alive today. Learn more about prostate cancer here: https://bit.ly/3vwY8kU  #MensHealthWeek
It's important to understand the risk factors for male breast cancer — particularly because men are not routinely screened for the disease and don't think about the possibility that they'll get it. 

If several members of your family have had breast or ovarian cancer, or one of your family members has a known BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, share this information with your doctor. Your doctor may refer you for genetic counseling. #MensHealthWeek  #GetScreened
The purpose of #MensHealthWeek is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

Comment below what else you can do to help reduce your cancer risk!
"Keep one foot in front of the other, laugh when you can. Surrounding yourself with friends." -Dick Laliberte, @acs.hopeclub member

Whether someone is still undergoing treatment or has long since won their battle against cancer, June is an opportunity to celebrate all cancer survivors! #NationalCancerSurvivorsMonth #Survivor #NYOH
Dr. Brittany Charlton, an @americancancersociety  funded researcher, is studying what exactly disparities exist for LGBTQ+ people and how they can be reduced, helping fill research gaps among understudied populations within the community, including adolescents, women, and people of color. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3vFZYkp
Tickets are on sale and going fast!! Get your gang together and purchase your tickets today for the 2021 Red, White & Blue party on Thursday August 19th!

We can’t wait to see you all again! 🎉 ❤️💙🤍🥂