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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

April 2, 2024

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Floridians impacted by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. In

March 8, 2024

The Florida legislature ended its 2024 session today by passing a budget that included landmark funding for cancer priorities in the Sunshine State, including meaningful increases for the Florida Cancer Innovation Fund, the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program and the Casey DeSantis Cancer Research Program.

March 6, 2024

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – March 6, 2024 – The Florida legislature passed a bill late Tuesday that expands patient access to biomarker testing, a key tool used by physicians to identify the most effective treatment of cancer and other diseases.

December 15, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Rep. Karen Gonzalez Pittman (R-Tampa) and Sen. Alexis Calatayud (R- Miami) filed bills today ( HB 885 and SB 964 ) that will allow more Floridians to access biomarker testing , which has become an increasingly important part of cancer care in

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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