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NY: 2018 Children & Cancer Prevention Policy Forum

Join ACS CAN and the Alliance of YMCAs on Tuesday October 9th for our Policy Forum on Children & Cancer Prevention

Latest Updates

October 5, 2018
New York

ACS CAN volunteer Marcia Earle was among 700 volunteers nationwide to participate in ACS CAN Leadership Summit and Lobby Day in Washington DC in September. Marcia visited the offices of members of congress to as for support for cancer related policuies and programs. Here is a TV report featuruing Marcia:

August 16, 2018
New York

ALBANY, NY – August 16, 2018 – Governor Cuomo has signed a bill into law that protects New York’s young people by prohibiting the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. ACS CAN New York Government Relations Director Julie Hart released the following statement: “We

August 9, 2018
New York

ALBANY, NY – August 9, 2018 – New York State must act 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 Reduce

June 12, 2018
New York

Albany, NY – June 12, 2018 – The New York State Senate today passed a bill (S.5585a) to prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18. The bill was already passed by the assembly and will now go to Governor Cuomo’s desk. “Kids

New York Events

December 14, 2018
New York, NY

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is hosting an annual policy forum, The Future of Cancer Care: From Discovery to Delivery , in New York City, December 2018. The policy forum brings together leaders and decision-makers in cancer research and innovation, government, health care delivery,...

State Contacts

Lucy Miller
Grassroots Manager
Julie Hart
New York Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist-Division Media Advocacy

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