Colleges Against Cancer

What is Colleges Against Cancer?

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a program created to help eliminate cancer by initiating and supporting the programs of the American Cancer Society on college/graduate school campuses. It is a program designed by and administered by college/graduate students from across the country and is supported by the American Cancer Society.

The program is designed to allow students and staff to wok through many different channels to eliminate cancer. These channels are our strategic directions—advocacy, cancer education, Relay For Life, and survivorship. Local chapters work alongside their local offices and national leadership to support the efforts of the American Cancer Society in these directions. Whether it is writing letters to Congressmen, organizing Relay For Life, or teaching students about preventing cancer, this program enables college students to battle cancer on their campuses.

Mission Statement

American Cancer Society Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities with four Strategic Directions:

1.)Advocacy, 2.)Cancer Education, 3.)Relay For Life, and 4.)Survivorship.