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Red, White & Blue Party

June 24, 2022

Gala of Hope

April 30, 2022

Coaches vs. Cancer Basket “Ball”

September 2022

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

Out of 50 nonprofits, the American Cancer Society has ranked the #6 most trusted nonprofit brand in the US in a recent report by Morning Consult. View the full report at the link in bio!
The @americancancersociety Diet and Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Prevention provide recommendations for weight control, physical activity, diet, and alcohol consumption to reduce cancer risk.

Visit cancer.org to read more about proposed community action to accompany the 4 recommendations for individual choices to reduce cancer risk.
Too many people with cancer need help getting to help. Our #RoadToRecovery program provides free transportation so they never have to worry about their next ride.

Sign up to drive right here in the Capital Region at the link in bio today!
Regular cancer screening can save your life. Talk to a doctor about which screening tests are right for you or visit cancer.org/get-screened for more information.

25+: Cervical screening
45+: Colorectal & breast screening
50+: Discuss lung screening with your doctor

Learn more at cancer.org/get-screened
About 50% of the time, sarcomas are resistant to current treatments, which illustrates the need for new therapeutic approaches. Visit the link in bio to read more about what today's @americancancersociety researchers are doing to learn more about why and how to change that. 

#SarcomaAwarenessMonth
Nearly 2 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer every year, navigating a complex care system while they endure the effects of treatment, and maybe even lose their jobs — all while facing overwhelming health care costs. Fifty-one percent of people with cancer and survivors surveyed report having medical debt from their cancer

Taking action in past due. Help us ask Congress to prioritize affordable cancer care in the budget reconciliation package @ the link in bio.