District Of Columbia Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

September 18, 2019
District Of Columbia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, the D.C. City Council introduced two pieces of legislation that would regulate e-cigarettes. While we are encouraged that the City Council recognizes the dangers posed to our youth by flavored e-cigarettes, these measures will not sufficiently address youth tobacco use. The following statement can be attributed

September 10, 2019
District Of Columbia

On September 10th, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) held its annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day in Washington, DC. More than 700 cancer patients, survivors and their caregivers from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district attende. While in DC, volunteers met with their lawmakers

September 10, 2019
District Of Columbia

More than 40,000 #LightsofHope , each one in honor or memory of a mom, a brother, a grandma, a friend, a co-worker or so many of your loved ones. We lit up the Lincoln Memorial with the names of so many people touched by cancer this week, and

August 1, 2019
District Of Columbia, Maryland

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost during the Lights of HOPE ceremony on September 10th in Washington, D.C. Lights of Hope bags bearing the names of those touched by cancer will line

State Contacts

Sherry McCammon
Grassroots Manager
Jocelyn Collins
Government Relations Director
Vanessa Hill
Media Advocacy Manager

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