I don't know of anyone who hasn't been impacted by this terrible disease.I'm teaming up with the American Cancer Society to help raise funds in the fight against cancer. My goal is to raise $3000 to help this tremendous cause.
Did you know?
7 Society-funded researchers have gone on to win the Nobel Prize!
Cancer patients received free transportation assistance from the Society. In 2016 over 20,000 cancer related appointment rides were provided in the Greater Bay Area.
Currently in the Bay Area the Society is funding 42 research grants at our major hospitals and universities and more than $55 million is being spent from the Society to fund research in California alone
In 2016, the number of Californians who received patient-related information and/or services was almost 35,000, nearly 8,000 from the greater bay area
The Society provides help to patients and families by calling our 24/7 x 365 cancer support line. Nationwide, we answer almost 1 million calls annually. From the moment of diagnosis throughout the cancer journey, the American Cancer Society provides a circle of care that offers patients comprehensive information, day-to-day help and emotional support so they can make informed decisions for the highest quality of life possible.
In addition to many free programs and services, the American Cancer Society maintains a database of available community resources to help patients through their cancer journey.
Cancer information is provided by our cancer support line in 53 languages
Free wigs are provided to patients throughout the country along with Personal Health Manager kits