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Florida 2021 Cancer Action Week Report Back Form

Thank you for meeting with your lawmakers during Cancer Action Week! Please respond to all questions, and when not applicable, respond N/A.

Latest Updates

November 19, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – November 19, 2020 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45 th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling attention to the state-funded adult and youth tobacco control prevention programs that have helped them quit and protected the health of Floridians

November 9, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – November 9, 2020 – A statement from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) following the passing of Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez’s father, Victor C. Sanchez, from brain cancer. “We send our deepest condolences to the Lieutenant Governor and her family as they mourn

October 6, 2020
Florida

ORLANDO, FL — October 5, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for cancer patients and survivors to receive the care they need and has led to delays in preventive screenings, diagnostic testing and treatment care. A May survey from the American Cancer Society (ACS CAN)

September 17, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – September 17, 2020 – Nearly 500 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

Florida Events

August 6, 2021EST

Health inequalities for many Americans have a far-reaching impact, including cancer patients and survivors. Lack of access to the health care systems, shortages of food and supplies, and economic challenges all create unique barriers to achieving and maintaining health while fighting cancer. This Summer, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action...

State Contacts

Susan Harbin Alford
Senior Director, Government Relations
State of Florida
Natalie Kliné
Grassroots Manager
Southeast and Southwest Florida
Storm Goodlin
Grassroots Manager
North and Central Florida

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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.