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Ohio 2021 Cancer Action Day

2021 Cancer Action Day

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for our virtual Cancer Action Day this April 22, 2021. Together we can make a difference in the fight against cancer. 

Latest Updates

February 22, 2021

Ohio lawmakers are set to hear testimony about the impact work requirements could have on low-income patients enrolled in Medicaid. Read ACS CAN’s testimony here about how this proposal could affect cancer patients and survivors. ACS CAN is deeply troubled by any proposal

February 1, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Today, Gov. Mike DeWine released his proposed state operating budget, which includes a 21 percent funding increase for Ohio’s tobacco prevention program and maintains investments for breast and cervical cancer services. Bryan Hannon, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

January 5, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. Ohio has a long way to go regarding tobacco control policy and access to care

December 21, 2020

COLUMBUS, OHIO – As lawmakers are finishing up their legislative session, they continue to think about 71,850 Ohioans who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and their coalition partners commend the legislature for passing and Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio Events

March 31, 2021EST

ACS CAN Ohio volunteers invite you to join in on our first diversity and inclusion book club discussion on March 31st at 6pm. The conversation will be facilitated by our Ohio Diversity and Inclusion committee of Isabel Wilkerson's Caste . Please, consider joining our discussion.

State Contacts

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

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