Alabama Cancer Action Center


Action Center


2021 AL Cancer Action Day

Join us for the 2021 ACS CAN Alabama Virtual "Cancer Action Day" on February 9, 2021. 

Latest Updates

August 6, 2020

LANETT, AL – August 6, 2020 – With the COVID-19 pandemic shining a bright light on the importance of affordable and accessible health insurance coverage, Medicaid continues to be a central topic of discussion among public health advocates, hospital and health systems administrators, community leaders and state lawmakers. Now

May 26, 2020

The 2020 Alabama legislative session convened in February but was interrupted after a global pandemic swept through the state. Cancer doesn’t stop and neither does the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Advocates worked with the Alabama Legislature to appropriate over $1 million for cancer initiatives and in

April 15, 2020
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment.

November 14, 2019

The struggle to find access to adequate health care was the subject of a new documentary, “On the Edge: Health Care in Alabama” , by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that premiered to a packed house in Birmingham’s Sidewalk Cinema last night.

State Contacts

Monica Denise Riley
AL Grassroots Manager
Ginny Campbell
AL Government Relations Director
Montgomery, AL
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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