The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501 (c) (3) dedicated to eliminating cancer by funding cancer research and focusing on prevention and detection, and treatment.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has a presence throughout the country (divided into 6 geographic regions) with 250 offices in all 50 states, Washington, DC, Guam and Puerto Rico.
There are 21 independent voting members of the governing body, 16 (76%) of whom are male and 5 (24%) who are female (Note: the Form 990 does not report gender identity. The numbers are based on names and google searches). Read more