North Carolina Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

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.

November 15, 2018
North Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on lawmakers to protect the health of North Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

North Carolina Events

November 12, 2019
Raleigh, NC

This premiere event will bring together leaders from the business, education, government and research communities to discuss clinical trials in North Carolina.

State Contacts

Johnathan Garza
Grassroots Manager
Christine Weason
North Carolina Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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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.