Ohio Cancer Action Center


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Ohio Story Collection Project

Your story distinguishes you from a statistic or a policy. It's what puts a human face on a disease that impacts millions of Americans every year. Your lawmakers are overwhelmed with numbers and studies.

Latest Updates

April 23, 2021

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

March 9, 2021

Ohioans living with cancer deserve to know that their health plans support their access to lifesaving therapies instead of implementing unfair policies that could harm their financial and physical health and that is why ACS CAN SUPPORTS HB 135. Copay coupons and copay cards can provide needed financial relief to

March 3, 2021

The Ohio House Insurance committee is set to hear testimony this week on HB 122, legislation to help regulate the rapidly growing use of telehealth in Ohio. Telehealth provides cancer patients and survivors with a convenient means of accessing both cancer care and primary care – a particularly important option

March 3, 2021

The Ohio House Finance Sub-committee on Health and Human Services is set to hear comment this week on House Bill 110, the biennial budget. Ohio’s next biennial budget provides an important opportunity for the fight against cancer. Increasing funding for tobacco prevention by $2.5 million per year, maintaining funding for

Ohio Events

May 22, 2021EST

Register today to learn more about what our ACS CAN Ohio team is working on in Ohio and how you can get more engaged in our advocacy work and community outreach.

May 24, 2021EST

A series of three virtual events bringing together local experts, decision makers and advocates to explore issues related to public policy and cancer. These hour-long discussions will educate and enlighten a statewide audience about the pressing challenges that face cancer patients, cancer providers and health industry leaders. Want to support...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Bryan Hannon
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.