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Cancer Action Day in Albany is coming Tuesday, May 7, 2024!

Join us for our in-person Cancer Action Day on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 in Albany, New York! 

Latest Updates

March 27, 2024
New York

ALBANY, NY – MARCH 27, 2024 – Earlier today, elected officials stood alongside cancer survivors, patient advocates and public health leaders to highlight opportunities in the 2024-25 FY budget aimed at helping more New Yorkers prevent cancer, detect it early and alleviate its burden on families. Advocates with and

March 27, 2024
New York

ALBANY, NY - 27 DE MARZO DE 2024 - Funcionarios electos se unieron hoy a sobrevivientes de cáncer, defensores de los derechos de los pacientes y líderes de salud pública para resaltar las oportunidades que se presentan en el presupuesto del año fiscal 2024-25 para a ayudar a más

March 21, 2024
New York

The following was originally published in the Albany Times Union on March 21, 2024. Over the past 30 years, the risk of dying from cancer has steadily declined. This trend can partially be explained by declines in smoking rates, progress in early cancer detection and advances in

March 13, 2024
New York

The following was originally published in the Empire Report on March 13, 2024. Over the past few years, a disturbing trend has emerged: people are increasingly being diagnosed with cancer at younger and younger ages. Oftentimes, this means that in the middle of their careers, some patients will

State Contacts

Michael Davoli
Senior Government Relations Director, New York
Rebecca Oechsner
Senior Grassroots Manager, New York
Casey O’Neill
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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