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Support Tobacco 21

Delaware youth have big dreams, but Big Tobacco has other plans. Each year the tobacco industry spends more than $44 million on marketing in our state to entice the next generation of smokers. Big tobacco knows that 95% of adult smokers begin smoking before they turn 21. 

Latest Updates

November 29, 2018

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Delawareans touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

August 9, 2018

Delaware Making Progress on Cancer-Fighting Public Policies Must Do Better Addressing Pain and Opioid Issues DOVER, DE – August 9, 2018 – Delaware has mixed grades when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According

March 30, 2018

Don’t weaken health insurance marketplaces I am a cancer survivor, and my health coverage is my lifeline. Access to timely treatment, affordable medications and regular screenings and doctor visits are essential and the reason I am alive today. Breaks in coverage could mean delayed care and dire consequences for


Barbara Burd Barbara Burd has been involved with ACS CAN since 2005 and with ACS since 1996, where she was involved with Reach to Recovery and Strides. In her hometown of Wilmington, Barbara is a retired occupation therapist and volunteers for the Junior Board of Christiana Care, Women’s and

Delaware Events

April 17, 2019
Dover, DE

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) invites you to attend the 2019 Delaware Day at the Capitol on April 17, 2019. The 2019 Day at the Capitol will include opportunities to learn about the work of our organization in Delaware and learn about the legislative process and...

State Contacts

Jeanne Chiquoine
Delaware Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy
Albany, NY

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.