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May 11, 2022

More than 42 groups including leading patient advocacy organizations, medical associations, and health systems are asking members of the Ohio House Insurance Committee to support HB 608: biomarker testing legislation. This legislation would ensure more Ohioans’ can access game-changing testing which helps ensure patients get the right treatment at the

March 31, 2022

COLUMBUS, OHIO – After two years of virtual Cancer Action Days due to the pandemic, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the Capitol in Columbus yesterday to meet in person with their elected officials. They let their lawmakers know that they can and must do

January 11, 2022

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Leo Almeida COLUMBUS, OHIO – “As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer

December 8, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – “Today, the Ohio legislature passed HB 122, which expands telehealth services in Ohio. On behalf of the 72,000 Ohioans who will be diagnosed with cancer this year, ACS CAN proudly supported HB 122. “The COVID-19 pandemic has placed more significant burdens on cancer patients and their

State Contacts

Robyn Kaltenbach
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Leo Almeida
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

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