American Cancer Society

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American Cancer Society
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President:Vincent T. DeVita Jr.
Vice-president:Tim E. Byers
Chairman:Gary M. Reedy
Website:http://www.cancer.org/index
Portal:Congress
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American Cancer Society is a "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."[1]

Leadership

The organization is governed by a single Board of Directors, which is made up of volunteers.[2]

Officers

  • Chair of the Board: Gary M. Reedy
  • President: Vincent T. DeVita Jr., MD
  • Chair-elect: Pamela K. Meyerhoffer, FAHP
  • President-elect: Tim E. Byers, MD, MPH
  • Vice Chair: Robert E. Youle
  • First Vice President: Douglas K. Kelsey, MD, PhD, FAAP
  • Second Vice President:Enrique Hernandez, MD
  • Treasurer: Daniel P. Heist, CPA
  • Secretary: Robert R. Kugler, Esq.
  • Immediate Past Chair:Cynthia M. LeBlanc, EdD
  • Immediate Past President:W. Phil Evans, MD, FACR

2012 elections

According to OpenSecrets.org, American Cancer Society spent $43,861 in the 2012 election cycle.[3]

Endorsed candidates

In the 2012 election cycle, the American Cancer Society supported the following candidates:[4]

Expenditures

Top 5 largest American Cancer Society expenditures in 2012[4]
Candidate Party State Office For Against Total Desired Result
Barack Obama Democratic Party N/A President $12,650 $0 $12,650
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David Dewhurst Republican Party TX Senate $5,000 $0 $5,000
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Elizabeth Warren Democratic Party MA Senate $5,000 $0 $5,000
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Maggie Brooks Republican Party NY House $2,500 $0 $2,500
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Scottie Mayfield Republican Party TN House $2,500 $0 $2,500
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Recent news

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