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

October 14, 2021
North Carolina

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – August 14, 2021 – There’s no question the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shine a bright light on the importance of affordable and accessible health insurance coverage, with thousands of North Carolinians having lost their jobs since the pandemic hit. Now more than ever, Medicaid continues to

October 8, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC September 29, 2021 – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district dialed into calls and logged onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

September 28, 2021
North Carolina

GARNER, NC – September 28, 2021– Garner resident Francina Booker was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year Award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of her efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is presented

August 12, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a state budget that included a proposal to establish a new revenue fund for the $40 million that North Carolina received as part of the settlement with e-cigarette company JUUL. The below statement can be attributed to Derwin

North Carolina Events

November 9, 2021EST

2021 North Carolina Virtual Health Policy Forum: Health Equity in a Post COVID-19 World This November, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network North Carolina (ACS CAN NC) will host a virtual policy forum on health equity & access to care. The American Cancer Society and the American...

State Contacts

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

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