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Following are answers to commonly asked questions about the Animal Cancer Foundation. If your question is not answered here, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Q: How many companion animals are diagnosed each year with cancer?
Q: How does this figure compare with the human population?
Q: How are pet cancers similar to human cancers?
Q: In what ways is the companion animal model relevant to the study of human cancer?
Q: Does the scientific community believe that ACF's mission is correct?
Q: What factors contribute to the relevance of the spontaneous companion animal model to human cancer?
Q: Where is comparative oncology research being conducted?
Q: What are some of the most recent research breakthroughs resulting from the work of COTC, CCOGC and the Veterinary Cancer Society that confirm ACF's vision?
Q: What role does the Animal Cancer Foundation have in evaluating and funding comparative oncology research?
Q: What studies is ACF currently supporting?
Q: How can I help ACF?
Q: Is the Foundation a nonprofit organization?
Q: Do you have chapter organizations?
Q: Can I make a donation in honor or in memory of someone’s pet?
Q: What is a corporate matching gift and how can I make one?