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Tell Your Lawmakers to Support Expanding Access To Biomarkers Testing

We need YOU to help us convince state lawmakers to make access to biomarker testing a top priority. Biomarker testing can help doctors identify specific treatments that target a patient's individual cancer.

Latest Updates

March 7, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, FL – March 7, 2023 – As lawmakers gather for the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Florida is advocating for state lawmakers to work across the aisle to pass a bill that is expected to revolutionize cancer treatment for Floridians

February 14, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, FL – February 14, 2023 – Today, Rep. Karen Gonzalez Pittman (R-Tampa) filed a bill ( HB 805 ) that will allow more Floridians to receive biomarker testing – a routine step in accessing personalized medicine treatments that have become an increasingly important

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

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

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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.