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Help Us Make Cancer an Election Issue in CD 11

This election season, we are focusing on the important race for your US Representative. From now through election day, volunteers across Congressional District 11 will be talking to candidates about cancer issues and informing the public about candidate stances.

Latest Updates

October 1, 2018
New Jersey

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Name: Marc Kaplan American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Cell: (518) 796-1038 Email: [email protected] American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc. 156 W State St Trenton, NJ 08608 This election season, cancer patients and survivors in the 11 th Congressional District are working with

September 4, 2018
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – September 4, 2018 - Brick, New Jersey resident Samantha DeAlmeida has been named the New Jersey government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In this post, DeAlmeida will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate

August 9, 2018
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – August 9, 2018 – New Jersey is making progress when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to

July 2, 2018
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – July 2, 2018 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) Managing Director of Government Relations Bill Sherman has released the following statement following passage and enactment of the FY 19 budget by the state legislature and Governor Murphy: “On behalf of our volunteers

New Jersey Events

November 1, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

On November 1, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host a forum at the headquarters of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. This event will highlight progress in palliative care for cancer patients including pain management. The event will include key stakeholders in Delaware, New Jersey...

State Contacts

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Sam DeAlmeida
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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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.