Ohio Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Volunteer Training

Join us for our Summer Volunteer Training

RSVP for our summer volunteer training on July 18th. 

This is a great opportunity to meet members of our team, learn about our volunteer roles and discover how we make an impact in the fight against cancer. 

Latest Updates

June 22, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio – This statement can be attributed to Bryan Hannon, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “As an organization dedicated to saving lives, ACS CAN wants to thank Rep. Gayle Manning and Rep. Stephanie Howse for co-sponsoring House Bill

May 15, 2020

COLUMBUS, OH – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the steadfast commitment of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers. Because of the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action

May 4, 2020

Thank you for participating in the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) virtual Cancer Action Day on May 14. We know our day looks different, but together we are making a difference for cancer patients and survivors with you during our virtual day. Typically, you would receive a

April 20, 2020

When asked to travel to Washington, DC with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in 2005, I had no clue what adventure lay in front of me. My experience as a volunteer has truly been a blessing of years sharing my own cancer journey and encouraging elected

Ohio Events

August 26, 2020

W'er going virtual!!! Laughter CAN Cure is a fun night hosted by local comedian, Mike Ivy and ACS CAN volunteer Barb Diver. We are putting together a fantastic show for you to enjoy at home in 2020. We know everyone's comfort level is different with COVID-19 and...

November 16, 2020

More than 70,000 Ohioans will be diagnosed with cancer in 2020 and the decisions made in the statehouse or in the White House can be just as consequential for patients as the decisions made in their doctor’s office. Join ACS CAN for a virtual, wide-ranging discussion about the public policies...

November 19, 2020

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for our annual Northern Ohio Policy Forum, a premiere event that brings together leaders from the business, education, government and research communities. The 2020 event will discuss the toll of tobacco including the following discussion points: Current trends in tobacco...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Bryan Hannon
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional 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.