Pennsylvania Cancer Action Center


Action Center

PA Volunteers at capital

Register for Cancer Action Day

On Tuesday, May 7th join volunteers from across the state to meet with lawmakers in Harrsiburg and advocate for lifesaving laws. Training and support will be provided. No prior experience necessary!

Latest Updates

March 6, 2024

HARRISBURG, PA – March 6, 2024 – As state lawmakers consider proposals that aim to reduce the financial impact of disease on patients and families, a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows that medical debt is associated with worse health status, more premature deaths and higher

February 19, 2024

HARRISBURG, PA – February 19, 2024 – Protecting free preventive cancer screenings and reducing the burden of medical debt are among the top issues of concern for cancer patients and survivors today, according to a new survey by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that asked participants

February 7, 2024

HARRISBURG, PA – FEBRUARY 7, 2024 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joins patient advocates and public health organizations across the state in applauding Governor Shapiro’s proposed 2024-25 Executive Budget, which outlines a $4 million investment to wipe out as much as $400 million in Pennsylvanians’

February 5, 2024

HARRISBURG, PA – FEBRUARY 5, 2024 – With the 2024 legislative session underway and Governor Shapiro’s budget address set for tomorrow, here is a statement from Donna Greco, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Pennsylvania Government Relations Director: “As Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the 2024 legislative session, ACS

Pennsylvania Events

May 7, 2024EST
Harrisburg, PA

Join advocates, survivors, and caregivers from across our state to fight for lifesaving laws that will help end cancer as we know it, for everyone. By meeting with your lawmakers and sharing your story, you have the power to improve the lives of thousands of Pennsylvanians. Learn more!

State Contacts

Donna Greco
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Lydia Lippold-Gelb
Grassroots Manager
Casey O’Neill
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

Share Your Story

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.