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CN Advisory: High Concern

Cancer Support Services Inc.

BRENTWOOD, TN

 
 
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On May 19, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission reported on the findings of its investigation of Cancer Support Services in a press release titled, "FTC, All 50 States and D.C. Charge Four Cancer Charities With Bilking Over $187 Million from Consumers." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the Federal Trade Commission's press release and the FTC complaint.

  • On March 30, 2016, the FTC published a press release titled, "FTC, States Settle Claims Against Two Entities Claiming to Be Cancer Charities; Orders Require Entities to Be Dissolved and Ban Leader from Working for Non-Profits." For more information, please see the FTC's website.


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EIN 42-1568866
Name in IRS Master File CANCER SUPPORT SERVICES INC
Street Address PO BOX 2307
City, State, Zip BRENTWOOD, TN 37024-2307
NTEE Code G11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 2003
Asset Amount $116,261
Income Amount $1,685,507
Form 990 Revenue Amount $1,685,507
Latest Form 990 Return December, 2015
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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