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Changemakers: A Virtual Series on Health Equity

A series of three virtual events bringing together local experts, decisionmakers and advocates to explore issues related to health equity, public policy and cancer. These 30 minute sessions will educate and enlighten a statewide audience about the pressing challenges that face patients, survivors and providers, as well as highlight individuals breaking down barriers and bringing about change. Join us for session two on Acheiving Equity in the Telehealth Age. 

Pennsylvania Priorities

Latest Updates

June 29, 2021
Pennsylvania

The emergency order prohibiting smoking in casinos has been lifted. ACS CAN says employees and vistors should have their health protected and smoking should again be prohibited.

November 19, 2020
Pennsylvania

To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is asking Governor Wolf and the state legislature to include funding in the new budget for tobacco control programs.

September 15, 2020
Pennsylvania

ACS CAN has honored Cong. Brian Fitzpatrick for his leadership in avocating for cancer related policies.

June 1, 2020
Pennsylvania

Washington —Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment. An American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) survey

Pennsylvania Events

September 21, 2021EST

Session Two: Achieving Equity in the Telehealth Age The second in a series of three virtual events bringing together local experts, decisionmakers and advocates to explore issues related to health equity, public policy and cancer. This 30-minute session will educate and enlighten a statewide audience about the pressing challenges that face patients, survivors and providers, as well as highlight individuals breaking down barriers and bringing about change.

November 3, 2021

Join us for a discussion on the progress researchers are making in cancer treatment and prevention and the important role that funding has in fueling cancer research.

State Contacts

Tiffany Cloud
Manager, Grassroots - Pennsylvania
Emma Watson
Pennsylvania Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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