Policy Forum Events

April 19, 2024CST
Harlingen, TX

The ACS CAN Texas Rio Grande Valley Breakfast is a first time event that aims to bring together leaders from the business, education, medical, government and research communities to advance the work of ACS CAN. The event not only unites those in Texas who are fighting to end cancer, itserves to support ACS CAN and its work. A recent study by the American Cancer Society finds at least 42% of newly diagnosed cancers in the US – about 750,000 cases in 2021 – are potentially avoidable. The Rio Grande Valley forum will discuss what is being done across the Region to detect cancers early, increase equitable access to treatment and policy solutions to reduce the burden of cancer in the Rio Grande Valley.

October 2, 2024EST
Warwick, RI

The 11th Annual Rhode Island Research Breakfast will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research, and academia to discuss the state of cancer research and innovation happening in Rhode Island.

October 17, 2024
West Hartford, CT

The 9th Annual ACS CAN Connecticut Policy Forum will be held at the Pond House Cafe on Thursday, October 17, 2024. Participants will include diverse stakeholders in our communities – patient advocates, payors, health systems, business leaders, and lawmakers to discuss the health disparities in Connecticut and plan to bring...