North Carolina Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

November 7, 2019
North Carolina

North Carolina’s American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) 10th annual research breakfast will focus on the current state of clinical trials in North Carolina and overcoming the patient enrollment barriers which currently exist.

August 19, 2019
North Carolina

Christine Weason, North Carolina government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, strongly urges Gov. Ray Cooper’s veto of SB 86 because expanding access to association health plans will leave hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians with inadequate health care plans.

August 1, 2019
North Carolina

North Carolina is falling short 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 Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

July 10, 2019
North Carolina

ACS CAN launched a collection of digital stories today from individuals, families and health care professionals as part of its Medicaid Covers US project. The stories feature people directly impacted by Medicaid across several states including North Carolina, as they work to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

State Contacts

Christine Weason
North Carolina Government Relations Director
Marc Mazza
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
Vanessa Hill
Media Advocacy Manager

Share Your Story

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.