RFL of IW :: Mission Statement

A mission statement is a brief description of an organization's fundamental purpose. It answers the question, "Why do we exist?" Think of it as the, "Who, What, Where, When, Why, How?"

The mission for the American Cancer Society...

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 also has an international mission as well...

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 shared strategic directions.