North Carolina Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Woman typing on her phone

Urge North Carolina lawmakers to expand Medicaid

This year alone, nearly 65,320 North Carolinians will be diagnosed with cancer – too many of whom will be uninsured when they receive the devastating news.

Latest Updates

September 22, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – September 22, 2022 – Today, the North Carolina General Assembly completed another short session and left the critical issue of Medicaid expansion unresolved, despite bipartisan leadership committing to taking action in the near future and broad, bipartisan support from state voters to do so. The below is

September 15, 2022
North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, NC – September 15, 2022 – DonnaMarie Woodson was awarded (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district volunteer

July 28, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – July 28, 2022 – The North Carolina legislature adjourned today for the month after reconvening for the first time since passing the fiscal year 2022 budget. The House and Senate will reconvene periodically over the next five months and have the ability to address priority issues

July 1, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – July 1, 2022 – Today, the North Carolina General Assembly completed its short session and left Raleigh with the matter of Medicaid expansion unresolved, meaning that 600,000 hard-working, would-be eligible North Carolinians are forced to wait even longer for a chance at affordable access to care.

State Contacts

Jon Charest
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
John Hoctor
Managing Director, Advocacy
Taylor Hall
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.