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May 26, 2020
Alabama

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
Alabama

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.

September 20, 2019
Alabama

T he American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released a statement about Alabama’s Gov. Kay Ivey being diagnosed with lung cancer:

Alabama Events

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...

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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