HEALTH EQUITY FOR RESEARCH & OPERATIONS (H.E.R.O.)
All people deserve a fair and just opportunity to live longer, healthier lives.
At the American Cancer Society, we are fighting for health equity.
We are not new to this fight. We have funded more than 550 grants totaling more than $300 million in health equity and disparities research and we’ve been implementing cancer control interventions, and partnering with community organizations and coalitions to help those most in need.
The H.E.R.O Initiative is our commitment to continue this work… because no one should be disadvantaged in their fight against cancer because of how much money they make, the color of their skin, their sexual orientation, their gender identity, their disability status, or where they live.