Georgia Cancer Action Center


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Save your spot for the Smoke-free Atlanta meetings at Atlanta City Hall

The Smoke-Free Atlanta Campaign will soon be considered by the Atlanta City Council. We need your help to get this ordinance passed and to make Atlanta the next smoke-free city in the United States!

Latest Updates

May 31, 2019

Did you hear what happened yesterday? We did, along with the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta residents and so many Georgians across the state. Our very own CEO Gary Reedy sat down with the 16 th Surgeon General of the United States and the Founding Director of the Satcher Health Leadership

May 24, 2019

Good Afternoon, First thank you so much to those of you that made it out to the Atlanta City Council work session to discuss smoke-free Atlanta on Wednesday. It was a great showing of support and with an overflow crowd that forced moving the session from the committee room to

September 27, 2018

Emily Fain of Atlanta was presented the Emerging Leader award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her innovative advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is presented to a state volunteer who has demonstrated a promising start in her role with ACS CAN by taking advantage of new opportunities to advocate for cancer patients.

August 9, 2018

The Georgia state legislature is contributing to the state’s cancer burden by failing to implement evidence-based policies designed to fight cancer, according to a report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Georgia earned a “green” rating in only two of nine categories examined in the annual How Do You Measure Up? report. Only six states achieved fewer top ratings.

State Contacts

Andy Freeman
Georgia Government Relations Director
Storm Goodlin
Georgia Grassroots Manager
Ray Carson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Southern Region

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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.