About the Organization:
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.
The American Cancer Society’s international mission concentrates on capacity building in developing cancer societies and on collaboration with other cancer- related organizations throughout the world in carrying out the strategic directions of the American Cancer Society.
News and Events:
Weight Training Benefits Prostate Cancer Patients
Weight training relieves fatigue from treatments.
Exercise for Adults and the Elderly
News release on new recommendations about a well-rounded exercise program.
Resources on Aging and Physical Activity:
Active for Life Employee Wellness Program
This 10-week program encourages employees to be more active on a regular basis by setting individual goals and forming teams for motivation and support.
Staying Active: Articles and Web Tools