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Virtual Cancer Action Day

2020 Ohio Cancer Action Day

Your American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network team made the tough decision to move our Cancer Action Day on May 14, from an in-person meeting to virtual day of action.  Our main priority is keeping you, our staff and our community safe.

Latest Updates

January 14, 2020

Columbus, Ohio – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Ohio. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that Ohio can do

December 30, 2019

With the help of advocates like you, we accomplished a great deal in Ohio this year: Ohio Cancer Action Day Volunteers helped expand eligibility for Ohio’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program as well as increase funding, which will result in more women having access to life saving screenings such

September 10, 2019

Wooster, Ohio – Pam Manges 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 who has demonstrated remarkable

May 9, 2019

Columbus, OH – May 9, 2019– This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, 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 was pleased to see Gov. DeWine taking steps to address

Ohio Events

July 25, 2020
Dayton, OH

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Dayton's own Rubi Girls for a fun filled night dressed in red, black & white at the Hollywood Gaming - Dayton Raceway! This inaugeral event will include a designer purse silent auction, fun give-a-ways', hours d'oeuvres and more! ...

August 20, 2020
Cleveland, OH

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...

August 26, 2020
Cleveland, OH

Laughter CAN Cure is a fun night hosted at Forest City Brewery in Cleveland's Duck Island section of the Tremont Neighborhood. Local comedian, Mike Ivy and friends put on a fantastic show while you enjoy savory snacks and desserts, have access to a fantastic silent auction and an opportunity to...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Jeff Stephens
Ohio Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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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.