North Carolina Cancer Action Center


Action Center

ACS CAN North Carolina Virtual Health Policy Forum

ACS CAN will virtually host its annual North Carolina Health Policy Forum on Tuesday, November 9th from 9 AM to 10:30 AM EST.

Latest Updates

November 16, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – November 16, 2021 – Late yesterday the North Carolina Legislature released their final budget that failed to include provisions to increase Medicaid eligibility in the state, despite the recent financial incentives of $1.2 billion in federal funding for the state if such action was taken.

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

State Contacts

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

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