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November 15, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – November 15, 2021 – Today, the Florida Legislature convenes to begin a special session to consider legislation that would undermine vaccine requirements. The below statement is on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. “Millions

October 8, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL September 29, 2021 – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district dialed into calls and logged onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

September 28, 2021
Florida

ORLANDO, FL – September 28, 2021 – Kissimmee resident, Butch Rivera, alongside his counterpart in Miami Gloria Garcia, was awarded the State Lead Ambassador of the Year (SLA) Award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his efforts to help make cancer a national

September 28, 2021
Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – September 28, 2021 – Megan Wessel was awarded the American Cancer Society Partner of the Year Award this week by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his efforts to help make cancer a national priority. Megan serves as Vice President

September 28, 2021
Florida

MIAMI, FL – September 28, 2021– Miami Lakes resident Gloria Garcia, alongside her counterpart in Orlando Butch Rivera, was awarded the State Lead Ambassador of the Year (SLA) Award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of her efforts to help make cancer a

May 20, 2021
Florida

In 2021, the Florida State Legislature approved the total state funding of $1.83 million in recurring revenue for the Mary Brogan Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Recurring state funds provide a dedicated funding source and help build the long-term viability of the program. This marks a full decade that the Legislature has invested state dollars in the program.

May 12, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 7, 2021 – Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed Senate bill 1080 into law – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic. Below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in reaction. "As tobacco use

May 6, 2021
Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FL – May 6, 2021 –The Florida Legislature last Wednesday passed SB 1080 – a bill disguised as a solution to today’s youth tobacco epidemic. Below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, and Preventing Tobacco