COVID-19: Through the Cancer Lens

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

ACS CAN South Carolina Health Policy Forum 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host the annual South Carolina Health Policy Forum, COVID-19: Through the Cancer Lens on August 21, 2020 from 10am to 11:30am. The event will feature perspectives from leaders in policy, health, business and academia, and explore cancer care, prevention, and access to health care during COVID-19.

We are excited to announce the following guest speakers:

  • Moderator: Dr. Jan Eberth: Associate Professor, Director Rural and Minority Health Research Center at the University of South Carolina.
  • Opening Remarks: Dr. Gene Saylors: President of the SC Oncology Society


Forum Focus: Reducing Barriers, Expanding Access to Care, and Protecting Prevention Funding

We invite you to join ACS CAN as we consider the following:  

Q: How does South Carolina ensure affordable care to all patients?

Q:  What can we do as a state to ensure all people and especially our underserved communities have      availability to cancer care?

Q: What action or policy changes are needed to promote and progress health equity in South Carolina?



August 21, 2020 10am to 11:30am

10:00 am      Welcome by ACS CAN Volunteer Pansy Yates and University of South Carolina Representative

10:10am        Opening Address, Dr. Gene Saylor- SC Oncology Society President

10:30am       Panel Discussion Moderated by Dr. Jan Eberth, USC Center for Rural Health

11:15am         Discussion and Q&A with Panel

11:30am        Closing Address


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