Policy Forum Events

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

Register today for the virtual ACS CAN Nevada Policy Forum. 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 role of cancer research in helping...

August 18, 2021

Join ACS CAN Minnesota and partners for a discussion on cancer research and clinical trials happening in Minnesota, and what researchers need to ensure all patients can equitably access the latest innovations in cancer care and treatment. Every new breakthrough in freeing the world from the pain and suffering of...

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,...

September 21, 2021EST

Session Two: Achieving Equity in the Telehealth Age The second 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.

October 5, 2021CST

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual Missouri policy event on October 5, 2021. This event will feature perspectives of leaders in policy, health, business and academia as they explore issues at the intersection of public policy and cancer.

October 6, 2021MST

The 2021 Policy Forum, held virtually, will focus upon opportunities for advancement in the area of Health Equity. For the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), health equity means everyone has a fair and just opportunity to prevent, find, treat, and survive cancer. It is not the same...

October 6, 2021MST

The 2021 Policy Forum, held virtually, will focus upon opportunities for advancement in the area of Health Equity. For the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), health equity means everyone has a fair and just opportunity to prevent, find, treat, and survive cancer. It is not the same...