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2020 Central Florida Policy Forum

This Fall, ACS CAN will host a policy forum to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and how the response to prevent its spread had far-reaching impacts on cancer patients and survivors.

Latest Updates

May 11, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL -- The COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot on hold, but one thing that hasn’t stopped is cancer. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) wants to hear from anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a caregiver for someone with the disease or a

April 17, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL April 17, 2020 — Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According

February 26, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – February 26, 2020 – This session, House members have renounced their promise to protect youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction by turning a blind eye to the comprehensive, evidence-based policies that would do so. Sponsored by Rep. Toledo and Rep. Duran, HB 7089 is a

February 20, 2020
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – February 20, 2020 – Today, the House Commerce Committee passed House bill 7089. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) opposed the bill urging lawmakers to fulfill their duty to Florida youth by enacting comprehensive, evidence-based policies. The statement below is on behalf of

Florida Events

September 30, 2020
Orlando, FL

Presented By: This Fall, ACS CAN will host a policy forum to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and how the response to prevent its spread had far-reaching impacts on cancer patients and survivors. Risk of infection, overloaded health care systems, shortages of food and supplies, as well as economic challenges all...

State Contacts

Natalie Kliné
Grassroots Manager
Southeast and Southwest Florida
Storm Goodlin
Grassroots Manager
North and Central Florida
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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