Pennsylvania Cancer Action Center


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American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Pittsburgh Cancer Forum

On December 18th, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host a forum at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The forum will explore the importance of and practical patient centered application of research to affect change and improve health outcomes.

Latest Updates

December 5, 2018

The Philadelphia City Council is holding a hearing on December 5, 2018 on a bill (180522) that would roll back existing regulations and allow new retailers to obtain tobacco sales permits in neighborhoods with very high densities of existing retailers or near schools.

October 16, 2018

HARRISBURG, PA – October 16, 2018 – The Pennsylvania Senate is scheduled to vote on HB 1800 this week. If passed and enacted, this bill would require medication synchronization, which allows patients to receive their medications on the same day each month, instead of forcing them to make numerous

July 12, 2018

HARRISBURG, PA – July 3, 2018 – The FY 2019 Pennsylvania State budget, just passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Wolf, contains an amendment that prohibits Philadelphia from enacting additional regulations on tobacco sales. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, American

April 17, 2018

HARRISBURG, PA – April 17, 2018 – Nearly 120 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state traveled to the State Capitol in Harrisburg today to meet with Pennsylvania’s lawmakers about the need for strengthening the Clean Indoor Air Act - which is 10 years old this year

State Contacts

Rachel Mayo
Pennsylvania Grassroots Manager
Diane Phillips
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

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