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May 27, 2020
North Carolina

Washington, D.C. —Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment. An American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

April 15, 2020
North Carolina

Washington, D.C. —Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According to the latest survey from Survivor Views,

April 8, 2020
North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. —In response to the N.C. General Assembly’s call for policy recommendations addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) of North Carolina, is advocating for the following: Closing the health insurance coverage gap: Expand access and eligibility to Medicaid so North Carolinians

January 23, 2020
North Carolina

The struggle to access adequate health care in North Carolina is the subject of a new documentary by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The film highlights hardworking individuals and families across North Carolina—who currently do not make enough money to afford quality health insurance but make too much to qualify for Medicaid—thus falling into what’s known as the Medicaid coverage gap.

North Carolina Events

October 8, 2020
Raleigh, NC

On October 8, 2020, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, will host their annual North Carolina Research Breakfast Policy Forum, a premiere event that brings together more than a hundred leaders from the business, education, government and research communities...

State Contacts

Marc Mazza
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
Asheville
John Hoctor
Managing Director, Government Relations
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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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.