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In 2017, there will be an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed, and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S.

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Find an event near you today.

If you have questions about cancer, call the American Cancer Society at 800-277-2345.

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