The American Cancer Society is the leading cancer-fighting organization with a vision of ending cancer as we know it, for everyone. We are the only organization working to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer. Learn more about who we are, what we do, and our plans for the future by exploring the areas below.
While most people know us for our research, we do so much more. We work to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. We advocate for lifesaving policy changes. We promote healthy lifestyles to help you prevent cancer. We research cancer and its causes to find more answers and better treatments. We provide information, answers, and support to people in every community who have been touched by cancer. And we do it all 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The American Cancer Society is proud to offer help and resources no matter where you live. We can help connect you to patient resources, cancer information, or ways to get involved and give back to your community. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us at 800.227.2345 or live chat with questions.
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For 2022, American Cancer Society in Michigan has served:
888 Patients with cancer support and information through our National Cancer Information Center (NCIC)
65 Breast cancer patients with one on one mentorship or wig assistance through our Reach To Recovery Program
Over 2,400 patients and caregivers with free or reduced lodging at a Hope Lodge or a Hotel Partner near their best treatment option
Provided 956 free rides to treatment with our Road To Recovery program or through transportation grant assistance with a local health system.
Grant Information for Michigan for 2022:
Provided 3 lodging grants totaling $105,000 to local health systems.
Provided 7 transportation grants totaling $90,000 to local health systems.