American Cancer Society, Inc.

Rating: 2.21 stars   52 reviews

Issues: Human Services, Cancer, Economic Development

Location: 250 Williams Street Atlanta GA 30303 USA

Mission:

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.


Programs:

Research - support provided to academic institutions and scientists to seek new knowledge about the causes, prevention, and cure of cancer, and to conduct epidemiological and behavioral studies.

2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong.html

I think if you take 18 minutes to listen to the video above, you might see that these ratings are crap. The fact is yes, they only get about 1/3 of their donations into the cause... but that is 100's of millions of dollars.... 100s!!!!!! Listen.

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Rating: 1 stars  

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A plant based diet has been proven to CURE CANCER. This company is a complete sham. End of story.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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