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Thank the Joint Finance Committee for Maintaining State Funding for Cancer and Tobacco Control Programs

We know these are uncertain times in Delaware, but the future could soon look even worse for those who rely on state programs to prevent and treat cancer. Fewer screenings for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer. Less funding to prevent kids from using tobacco and to help adults quit.

Latest Updates

September 15, 2020
Delaware

Cong. Blunt-Rochester has been honored by ACS CAN for her leadership in advocating for cancer related policies.

August 26, 2020
Delaware

Breast cancer survivor Barbara Burd is honoring those who are or have been on the cancer journey with Lights of Hope.

March 24, 2020
Delaware

Because of the closing of the State Capitol to visitors, we are encouraging volunteers to advocate virtually.

May 6, 2019
Delaware

DOVER, DE , April 17, 2019 – Governor Carney today enacted a law that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products to those younger than 21. The bill signing took place during Delaware Day at the Capitol, during which cancer survivors and caregivers met with state lawmakers to tell their

Delaware Events

November 10, 2020

A substantial proportion of cancers could be prevented. According to a recent study by American Cancer Society researchers, at least 42% of newly diagnosed cancers in the US – about 750,000 cases in 2020 – are potentially avoidable. Join us for a discussion on the importance of health equity, prevention and what can be done to stop cancer from even starting.

State Contacts

Jeanne Chiquoine
Delaware Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Tiffany Cloud
Grassroots Manager, Pennsylvania and Delaware

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