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2018 Tri-State Forum Registration

On November 1, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host a forum at the headquarters of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. This event will highlight progress in palliative care for cancer patients including pain management.

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October 16, 2018
Pennsylvania

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
Pennsylvania

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
Pennsylvania

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

March 1, 2018
Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA - March 1, 2018 – More than 11 years after a federal court ordered them to do so, the major U.S. tobacco companies are now publishing five different corrective statement advertisements telling the American people the truth about their deadly and addictive products. This weekend ads will run

Pennsylvania Events

November 1, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

On November 1, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host a forum at the headquarters of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. This event will highlight progress in palliative care for cancer patients including pain management. The event will include key stakeholders in Delaware, New Jersey...

State Contacts

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

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