Dollars raised at The Cancer Gala help fund groundbreaking research, patient progress and patient services. The money raised helps local patients and their families with their most pressing needs; getting rides to treatment, navigating the health care system and dealing with the side effects of treatment. Below are some facts showing exactly how local moneyraised helps local patients this past year.
For more than a 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. Our mission is to save lives celebrate lives, & lead the fight for a world without cancer. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 25% decline in US cancer death rates since the early 1990s.