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American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division, Inc.
410-781-4316 - voice
|Purpose||To work toward eliminating cancer as a major health problem through education, patient assistance, advocacy, fundraising and research.|
|Service||This voluntary health organization provides community outreach on cancer prevention and early detection through educational programs and events. Provides transportation to cancer treatment centers. Some limited financial assistance provided for pain and nausea medications. Personal help available through various support programs. Literature available to patients, their families, and the general community on prevention, risk reduction, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and continuing care. Volunteers participate in all aspects of services, programs, public speaking, and fund-raising. The national organization also sponsors a $1,000 college scholarships for childhood cancer survivors. Memorial donations should be sent to the above address, or call 888-535-4555. For information regarding support groups and patient services call the Resource Center at 888-227-6333. For additional cancer information, call 800-ACS-2345.|
|Eligibility||Open to all.|
|Fees||No fees are charged.|
|Subjects||Cancer, Donations - Automobiles, Information And Referral, Medication, Scholarships, Smoking, Speakers' Bureau, Transportation, Volunteers - Needed|
|Last Updated||3 March 2017|