ACS or American Cancer Society is the nationwide health organization (voluntary) that help cancer patients in eliminating the disease successfully. The society was established in 1913 and till now it is being organized in more than 12 geographical destinations. At present, American Cancer Society offers lay volunteers and medicines in near about 900 organizations in the US. Recently they have started working in Puerto Rico as well. Headquarter of the organization is located in Atlanta. Critics say that businesspersons in New York originally established the society, but later physicians joined them. The organization uses sword symbol, which was initiated by E. Durant, a resident of Brooklyn, New York.