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ACS CAN Lights of Hope Display inside the Florida Capitol, in front of the Governor's Office

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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

Florida Events

December 1, 2023EST

Please join us for the 2023 ACS CAN Florida Research and Innovation Summit Bridging the Gap Between Innovation and Access to Care ACS CAN is the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society and is the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization working every...

State Contacts

Susan Harbin
Senior Director, Government Relations
State of Florida
Natalie Kliné
Senior Grassroots Manager
South Florida & Puerto Rico
Stacy Jacobson
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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