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June 15, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 15, 2021 – Alongside the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), cancer survivors, concerned parents and more are asking state lawmakers to appropriately fund the state’s severely underfunded youth tobacco prevention programs – and alter the state’s course of youth tobacco use.

June 10, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – June 10, 2021 – A new study from the American Cancer Society released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) shows the lifesaving impact increasing access t o Medicaid has on cancer survivorship. The study finds that patients with cancer living in

January 13, 2021
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – January 13, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the first day of the 2021 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the new year. All individuals deserve to live

October 15, 2020
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – October 15, 2020 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently called on Sen. Thom Tillis and Cal Cunningham to go on the record with their positions on cancer and health care issues. This week, both candidates shared their detailed plans on how

September 30, 2020
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – September 30, 2020 –Beginning this Thursday, a new law to help improve North Carolina cancer patients’ access to the most effective cancer treatments will take effect. The law places limits on step therapy policies – also known as “fail first” – that require patients to try

September 29, 2020
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — September 29, 2020 — Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across North Carolina met virtually this past Saturday morning with U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer

September 21, 2020
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC — September 21, 2020 — Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across North Carolina met virtually Saturday morning with U.S. Senate candidate Sen. Thom Tillis to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

September 17, 2020
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – September 17, 2020 – Nearly 500 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

September 14, 2020
North Carolina

CARY, NC – September 14, 2020 – Yesterday, local resident John Tramontin was named the State Lead Ambassador (SLA) of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for his dedicated volunteer and advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award