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The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Together with its supporters, ACS is committed to helping people stay well and get well by finding cures and by fighting back.
Critical Thinking Questions:
Imagine that a family friend or colleague has just been diagnosed with cancer. Explain how the American Cancer Society might provide education and support. What ACS services would you recommend and why?
According to statistics published by the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1.5 million new cancer cases diagnosed each year over the next decade. What factors contribute to the yearly incidence …show more content…

The ACS pairs up with many different medical organizations and preforms research that is best related to the individuals diagnosis and specific needs. Another service the family got involved in is the Rely for life. This organization raises money for all types of cancer prevention. Rely for life has been a “life changing event in that it gives everyone within communities and

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