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While we have made spectacular progress thanks to breakthroughs in cancer science, with more than 600,000 people in the United States projected to die from cancer this year, our work is not done.

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We need your help to ensure the momentum for cures continues. There are many ways in which you can lend your talents to this important endeavor, including becoming an advocate for cancer research, participating in events to raise awareness, volunteering your time, and sharing your story of how cancer has affected your life. Follow the links below to get started.

  • Donate: The AACR takes great care in placing your donation where it truly belongs: in the hands of scientists working on breakthroughs in cancer research. ​​

  • Participate in an Event: Get involved in activities that benefit the AACR, from races to golf outings to public forums and everything in between.

  • Be an Advocate: Let your representatives and senators know that you support increased funding for lifesaving cancer research.

  • Volunteer: Learn about the many ways you can support the AACR by volunteering.

  • Tell Your Story: Inspire, educate, and comfort others by sharing your cancer journey or your experience caring for a loved one.

  • Create Your Own Event: If you want to set up a bowling tournament, a dance-a-thon, a battle of the bands, or any other type of event to support cancer research, let us know. We can help.​

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