Florida Cancer Action Center


Action Center

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Your story distinguishes you from a statistic or a policy. It's what puts a human face on a disease that impacts millions of Americans every year.

Latest Updates

September 15, 2022

JACKSONVILLE, FL – September 15, 2022 – Paul Hull was recognized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) this week in honor of his exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award to a staff

September 15, 2022

SUNRISE, FL – September 15, 2022 – Barbara Effman was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of her efforts to help make cancer a national priority. Each year, a lead volunteer who has consistently demonstrated strong

June 2, 2022

TALLAHASSEE, FL – June 2, 2022 – Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the FY 2022 budget, solidifying an increase to $100 million for cancer research centers in the state through the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program and a continued $1.83 million investment to the state’s Mary Brogan Breast and

State Contacts

Susan Harbin
Senior Director, Government Relations
State of Florida
Natalie Kliné
Senior Grassroots Manager
South Florida & Puerto Rico
Storm Goodlin
Grassroots Manager
North and Central Florida

Share Your Story

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.