Florida Cancer Action Center


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Cancer research

Join our Coalition: Expand Biomarker Testing Access in Florida

Progress in improving cancer outcomes increasingly involves the use of precision medicine, which uses information about a person’s own genes or proteins to prevent, diagnose or treat diseases like cancer.

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

Florida Events

December 2, 2022EST

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual South Florida policy forum on Friday, December 2, 2022. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss emerging oncology and health care policy issues that affect the physical...

State Contacts

Susan Harbin
Senior Director, Government Relations
State of Florida
Natalie Kliné
Senior Grassroots Manager
Southeast/Southwest 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.