Our Mission 

SAVE LIVES, CELEBRATE LIVES & LEAD THE FIGHT for a WORLD WITHOUT CANCER

Encourage Prevention 

by advocating for lifesaving changes, promoting early screening, and empowering others to make healthy lifestyle choices. 

Raise Awareness 

with relentless efforts of honoring people we’ve lost, supporting those in treatment, and celebrating the lives we’ve saved. 

Foster Innovation

 by conducting groundbreaking research and funding pioneering scientists. 

Inspire Generosity

by motivating communities to donate and mobilizing them to act.    

Deepen Understanding 

for everyone affected by cancer by delivering crucial health information and vital patient services.     

Provide Care

by advocating for lifesaving changes, promoting early screening, and empowering others to make healthy lifestyle choices. 

Be Part of the Mission 

Making Research Happen In Tennessee

We are currently funding 20 grants in Tennessee totaling more than $13,000,000

Beyond The Research

In addition to research, education and prevention, the American Cancer Society offers a variety of programs and services. 

  • Hope Gala