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American Cancer Society- Seattle Office
Last updated on May 16, 2013

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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.

Description:
The American Cancer Society is at work in communities all across the country providing programs aimed at reducing the risk of cancer, detecting cancer as early as possible, ensuring proper treatment, and empowering people facing cancer to cope and maintain the highest possible quality of life.

History:
The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 as the American Society for the Control of Cancer (ASCC). This group was started by 15 well-known doctors and business leaders in New York City. The start of this group was a very important event in the history of public health.

Contact person: Amber Guinotte, Program Manager, (phone), (email)


Main office number: (206) 283-1153
Office fax number: (206) 674-4138

Address:

 2120 1st Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.cancer.org

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Liability
Yes
Does your organization welcome court-ordered community service volunteers?
Yes
Does your organization have volunteer positions for youth 12-18?
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Last updated on May 16, 2013

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