Policy Forum Events

October 28, 2020

Pre-Registration is now closed but you may register day of the event at acscan.windrosemedia.com . Social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. They include factors like socioeconomic status, education, neighborhood and physical environment, employment and social support...

October 29, 2020

2020 ACS CAN Policy Forum "Cancer Research in Arkansas: The Road to Better Health Begins Here" The pathway to good health and a cancer-free life isn't always straightforward. This year's virtual forum will focus on research as a key checkpoint along that road. We're bringing together prominent leaders...

October 29, 2020

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for a virtual Youth Health Equity Panel. Rubí Rodiguez Gomez, Matthew Robertson, Cindy Vo and Kira Sano will join Dr. Lalita Abhyankar for a conversation about the specific issues the youth have faced surrounding access to health care as cancer patients and...

November 5, 2020

ACS CAN Texas Forum Series: Cancer Research Beyond COVID-19 Texas is uniquely equipped to blaze new trails in cutting-edge cancer research thanks to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Now that the people have Texas have reauthorized continued funding for CPRIT, the agency and its stakeholders developed...

November 9, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will hold its annual Virginia Cancer Research Forum virtually on November 9, 2020. Our goal is to bring together leaders in business, academia, public policy, patient advocacy, as well as other key stakeholders to showcase the latest research in the fight...

November 10, 2020

A substantial proportion of cancers could be prevented. According to a recent study by American Cancer Society researchers, at least 42% of newly diagnosed cancers in the US – about 750,000 cases in 2020 – are potentially avoidable. Join us for a discussion on the importance of health equity, prevention and what can be done to stop cancer from even starting.

November 10, 2020

2020 ACS CAN Oklahoma Policy Conference: Native American Health Disparities and the Impact of Cancer Equity, inclusion, and the future of individualized medicine weigh heavily on our minds. Join us for an inspiring conversation with researchers, clinical workers, tribal leadership and public leaders as we explore existing cancer disparities...

November 12, 2020

On November 12, 2020, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, will host their annual North Carolina Research Policy Forum, a premiere event that brings together more than a hundred leaders from the business, education, government and research communities. The...

November 12, 2020

Please join us on November 12, 2020 for a discussion about the barriers to quality care in Alabama. We will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, medical research, cancer prevention and control professionals, researchers, advocates and health care leaders to discuss emerging health care policy issues that...