Mission Statement

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. With your help, we can support patients and caregivers through every step of their cancer journey.

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

Every April the American Cancer Society and other organizations work together to raise awareness about cancer among minorities in honor of National Minority Health Month and National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 9-15. Cancer affects different populations differently, and minority groups in the United States, and in particular Hawaii and Guam, continue…