Doug Hogan Joins American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to Lead Government Relations in Kentucky and West Virginia

Hogan will lead ACS CAN’s efforts in the state to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer.

December 1, 2022

FRANKFORT, KY – December 1, 2022 – Doug Hogan has joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the government relations director in Kentucky and West Virginia. In this role, Hogan will lead ACS CAN’s efforts in the state to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer. 

“Cancer has touched all of our lives, and I’m excited to do my part to help advance legislation and policies that will save lives from this horrible disease,” Hogan said. “My father put up a courageous fight before losing his life to lung cancer,  so I look forward to working with elected officials, volunteers, community partners and leaders, and organizations across our state to help reduce suffering and death from cancer in Kentucky and West Virginia.”

Hogan has a decade of healthcare government relations, strategic communications and marketing experience, including working at the Kentucky Primary Care Association, the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Additionally, Doug has state government experience in Kentucky’s executive and legislative branches. Finally, Doug also worked in television news for 18 years.

ACS CAN is the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization. To contact Doug Hogan or get involved in ACS CAN’s legislative agenda in Kentucky, visit or 



The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) makes cancer a top priority for policymakers at every level of government. ACS CAN empowers volunteers across the country to make their voices heard to influence evidence-based public policy change that improves the lives of people with cancer and their families. We believe everyone should have a fair and just opportunity to prevent, find, treat, and survive cancer. Since 2001, as the American Cancer Society’s nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate, ACS CAN has successfully advocated for billions of dollars in cancer research funding, expanded access to quality affordable health care, and advanced proven tobacco control measures. We’re more determined than ever to stand together with our volunteers to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. Join the fight by visiting 

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