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June 22, 2021EST

Session One: Cancer Disparities in the Black Community The first in a series of three virtual events bringing together local experts, decisionmakers and advocates to explore issues related to health equity, public policy and cancer. This 30-minute session will educate and enlighten a statewide audience about the pressing challenges that face patients, survivors and providers, as well as highlight individuals breaking down barriers and bringing about change.

June 23, 2021

Please join us for the 2021 ACS CAN California Legislative Awards Reception. This virtual event will honor top California policy makers who have championed critical, evidence-based policies that advance ACS CAN’s mission to eliminate cancer. It will also provide an opportunity to hear from a distinguished panel discussing disparities...

July 21, 2021EST

Join us for our July Brown Bag Speader Series event to learn about ACS CAN's latest report: Cancer Research and Disparities: Understanding and Addressing the Issues. Our panel and report author Devon Adams will discuss addressing disparities in all areas of cancer research is essential to tackling the disproportionate cancer...

August 6, 2021EST

Health inequities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater social or economic obstacles to health based on their racial or ethnic group, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion. ACS CAN believes no matter your...

August 18, 2021PST

SAVE THE DATE Date: August 18, 2020 (Wednesday) Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM Pacific Location: Virtual Event This ACS CAN Nevada annual policy event explores the intersection of oncology and public policy. Join 100+ participants, including state policymakers, providers, health advocates, and industry partners as they delve into the critical...

September 16, 2021EST

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual Maryland forum on September 16, 2021. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss the burden of colorectal cancer in Maryland and the path forward through research, oncology,...