Cancer is it on the road to being cured!
The American cancer society is the largest non-government funder of cancer research in the U.S.
We get results by investigating in various research efforts to help cancer causes determine how best to prevent it, and discover new ways to cure it. Our funding of ground-breaking cancer research has put us at the front of the scientific battle against the disease.
Every year over 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer . Studies continue to find lifestyle factors and habits that alter breast cancer risk . We are also learning more about how genes influence breast cancer. In the last 20 years , thanks in part to our ground breaking research ,breast cancer death rates have declined by 32%.