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Latest Updates

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

November 18, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – “Today, the Ohio House passed HB 218, which allows vague and subjective exemptions to vaccine requirements based on reasons of conscience. As an employer and advocate for cancer patients, the American Cancer Society (ACS) needs to be able to make decisions in the best interest of its

November 1, 2021

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Through the state’s biennial budget process, elected officials allocated an additional $100,000 per year to expand Medicaid eligibility for treatment of women who are diagnosed with cancer through the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Breast and Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP). The BCCP is a critical safety net

State Contacts

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

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