Local Impact

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 support patients and caregivers through every step of their cancer journey. We’re the only cancer organization offering services and support for every aspect of a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Save Lives Shuck Cancer!

  • November 9, 2022
  • }7:00 – 10:30 PM
  • Silver Street Studios

Funding the Fight Against Cancer

ACS has funded every major cancer breakthrough in history with over 5 billion dollars invested in cancer research, including 50 noble prize winners.

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1,958,310

new cancer diagnoses and 609,820 deaths in the US in 2022

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23,360

nights of lodging at the American Cancer Society Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Hope Lodge Houston for people with cancer and their caregivers each year
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24/7

access to the ACS cancer helpline and website, providing cancer information, guidance, and support – 800-227-2345.

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$37 million

 active cancer research grants across Texas

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$147,000

new transportation grants

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Unanimous passage

of SB1028, which provides colorectal cancer screening for all Texans 45 and older