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Coronavirus/Covid-19 Guidance - Updated April 3

Cancer hasn't stopped, and neither has the American Cancer Society. The COVID-19 pandemic is especially scary for cancer patients, and we are here - at 1.800.227.2345 and cancer.org - 24/7, 365 days a year. 80% of the calls to our 1.800 number in the past few weeks have been related to the pandemic.

We are so grateful for the passion and dedication of our volunteers, and we need you now more than ever to help us minimize the impact on our 2020 revenue. We welcome your ideas for creative fundraising ideas; please email them to ACSeventsolutions@cancer.org.

Stay safe, keep up your spirits, and continue to speak passionately about our mission. This infographic will help you.

Latest updates

What cancer patients and caregivers need to know - check cancer.org/coronavirus for updates

How You Can Help

News Announced Earlier

  • We suspended our Hope Lodge program as of Friday, March 27. More about that here.
  • We suspended our transporation services as of March 25. Read more here.
  • Read our CEO Gary Reedy's message to our volunteers and supporters. It was emailed to more than 2 million people on March 17 and posted on cancer.org.
  • We are postponing all ACS events through the middle of May, all ACS offices and Discovery Shops are now closed to the public, and staff will continue to work from home.

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