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The American Cancer Society encourages all to assist in efforts to fight cancer by:

  • Donating at
  • Participating in a local Relay For Life or Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in their community
  • Enrolling in its Cancer Prevention Study-3 to find better ways to prevent cancer
  • Creating a “life list” with the American Cancer Society’s Facebook application
  • Taking a “Moment Against Silence” by pledging to do one thing to help finish the fight against cancer


1. Cancer Facts & Figures 2013. American Cancer Society, 2013.

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