North Carolina Cancer Action Center


Action Center

NC: Report Back Form - 2021 Cancer Action Day

Thank you for meeting with your elected officials during the NC 2021 Virtual Cancer Action Day. Your feedback after each meeting is important for our team to continue building relationships with our lawmakers. We appreciate your responses. 

Latest Updates

June 29, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 29, 2021 – Last week, Senate lawmakers passed their final version of the budget – dedicating zero funding for the state’s tobacco prevention programs amid skyrocketing youth tobacco use. “Our kids are worth more than zero,” said Derwin Montgomery, ACS CAN Government Relations Director in

June 15, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 15, 2021 – Alongside the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), cancer survivors, concerned parents and more are asking state lawmakers to appropriately fund the state’s severely underfunded youth tobacco prevention programs – and alter the state’s course of youth tobacco use.

June 10, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 10, 2021 – A new study from the American Cancer Society released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows the lifesaving impact increasing access t o Medicaid has on cancer survivorship. The study finds that patients with cancer living in

January 13, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – January 13, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the first day of the 2021 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the new year. All individuals deserve to live

State Contacts

Marc Mazza
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
Derwin Montgomery
Government Relations Drector
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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