American Cancer Society - Nationwide

 
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United Way of Weld County United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of AgencyThe American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.
MissionNationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.
HistoryThe American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 as the American Society for the Control of Cancer. It was organized as the American Cancer Society in 1945 and has been present in Colorado since 1946. To this end the American Cancer Society is the largest source of private, nonprofit cancer research funds in the United States, offers programs and information on cancer prevention, detection, and treatment, educates policy makers on local, state, and national levels, and provides a variety of programs and services.
Explore the early days of the ACS including how we got started, our first cancer education campaign, and early advances in cancer research.
LocationOut of State
Geographic AreaNationwide, Statewide
TerritoryNationwide
Funded By501(c)3
Licensed ByState
Agency TypeNon-Profit
 
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsCancer patients and their family,
Languages SpokenEnglish
 
Availability
Hours of OperationHotline: 24 hours/7 days a week
 
Contact Information
Main Phone1-800-227-2345, 24 hours a day, every day of the year to connect with our valuable services and resources.
Hotline Phone(303) 758-2030 (Denver)
Web Addresswww.cancer.org
 
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered01/25/1996
SourceWeld
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: American Cancer Society - Nationwide
Affiliated Programs: 2754 Compass Dr. Grand Junction - American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society / Weld
Colorado Springs - American Cancer Society
Denver - American Cancer Society
Affiliated Services: American Cancer Society
Breast Cancer Support (Denver) - American Cancer Society
Cancer Information & Referral Services (Colorado Springs) - American Cancer Society
Cancer Resources (Weld) / American Cancer Society
Hair loss & Mastectomy Items (Colorado Springs) - American Cancer Society
Hope Lodge - American Cancer Society
Look Good Feel Better - American Cancer Society
Medical Appointment Transportation (Colorado Springs) - American Cancer Society
Online Cancer Support (Colorado Springs) - American Cancer Society
Reach to Recovery - American Cancer Society
Road to Recovery Transportation (Weld) / American Cancer Society
TLC-Hair Loss and Mastectomy Products - American Cancer Society
Women's Cancer Resources (Weld) / American Cancer Society