October is Breast Cancer and Liver Cancer Awareness Month.

Please donate today and help us save more lives

Are you on your cell phone and want to make a quick general donation? Text ‘fightcancer’ to 707070 (you’ll be asked to choose a donation amount)

 

Understanding Cancer

The American Cancer Fund is here to help you better understand cancer and should be your first and best place to get answers about various types cancer (after a medical professional!). Definition: The term Cancer is used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control.

What you need to know about Cancer

You are not alone, the American Cancer Fund® is here to help! We are here to serve you. Contact our staff by email or phone to help you with your cancer needs. We provide the education, resources, and referrals to help you in your fight today.

Cancer Types

Did you know that there are over 100 different types of cancer? Some cancers such as oral cancer may not be too common, but according to the National Cancer Institute common cancers in the US are Prostate, Breast, and Lung Cancer. The most visited page on our site is the Skin Cancer pictures page  Find out more about the various cancer types American Cancer Fund can help provide information and resources for.

Fund The Fight©

In a given year over 1.5 million people may be diagnosed with cancer in the United States; over 500,000 people will die from cancer. The American Cancer Fund and American Cancer Association are dedicated to helping those affected by cancer – patients and loved ones alike. However, we cannot do it alone and rely on the generous people who help donate to Fund the Fight©, with each dollar bringing us closer to ending the battle against cancer. With 89 cents of every dollar donated going directly to our programs that will help cancer patients find all the resources and treatment options they need to fight cancer, your tax deductible donation can make a difference in a cancer patient’s life. We make donating easy and we can personalize your donation acknowledgement. Want to know more about where the money goes when you donate? Click here for a more detailed post.

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Please Donate Today and Give Hope to all cancer patients. Remember that 89 cents of every dollar donated is used for our programs. Your donation helps improve the lives of cancer patients and their families. You can help us save a life. Or perhaps consider a monthly recurring donation so that we can help so many more victims of this terrible disease. Monthly recurring donations start at just $5 per month for 12 or more months. Another popular option is to celebrate 2021 by donating $20.21 per month for the next 12 months. And don’t forget that the American Cancer Association is our subsidiary.

Take the #kissingoffcancer challenge  Socially distanced air-kisses only.

Run2Health – NJ Running Series

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To help spread awareness of cancer and the impact it can have on a person’s and their family’s life, the American Cancer Fund/American Cancer Association has started Run2Health. Run2Health is a series of timed 5Ks, fun-runs, and family walks that take place throughout New Jersey. Due to Covid-19 and wanting to make sure we do our part to #StopTheSpread all of our 2020 and 2021 in-person events have been cancelled. We are optimistic that we will be able to continue putting on fun events for the entire family in 2022.

Covid-19

Covid-19 is still impacting all of us. See our newest page about this disease. Please wear a mask, wash your hands frequently, practice social distancing, and get vaccinated. To our front line medical personnel –  We LOVE you. Thank you for taking care of us. You are our heroes!