South Carolina Press Releases
Today, the front steps of the South Carolina State House were covered in sneakers to remind lawmakers to protect teen health by raising the cigarette tax by $1.50 and prohibiting teens under 18 from using indoor tanning devices.
South Carolina is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Praises South Carolina Legislature for Supporting Access to Palliative Care, Calls on Governor to Sign Bill into Law
Beth Johnson, government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, praises the South Carolina Legislature for passing a bill to create a Palliative Care and Quality of Life Study Committee and she urges Gov. McMaster to sign the bill into law.
Columbia, SC–February 15, 2018–This statement can be attributed to Beth Johnson, director of government relations in South Carolina for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Columbia, SC – January 29, 2018 – As lawmakers dive into the new year the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is looking ahead to what public health initiatives can be accomplished in 2018.
Columbia, SC – December 11, 2017 – Senator Thomas Alexander was awarded the National Award for Distinguished State Leadership, a prestigious honor bestowed by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable which was co-founded by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Centers for D
COLUMBIA, SC – June 14, 2017 – Funding for two programs critical to addressing South Carolina’s cancer burden has been included in the state budget signed by Gov. Henry McMaster earlier this week.
Alternative Medicaid Financing Proposals Could Jeopardize Cancer Care; Increase States’ Medicaid Costs
States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...