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ACS CAN PA will host its annual policy forum in Pittsburgh on October 23, 2019. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss survivorship and the future of cancer care.

Pennsylvania

Now is not the time to cut funding to programs that prevent kids from using these products and help adults quit. Tobacco use remains the state’s number one cause of preventable death, responsible for 22,000 deaths each year in Pennsylvania. Tell our state lawmakers to fund Pennsylvanian’s tobacco prevention and...

Pennsylvania

Ask PA legislators to maintain level funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs at $15.5 million to save lives and money. We know when tobacco prevention and cessation programs lose funds, smoking increases.

Pennsylvania

E-cigarette use among high school students has risen by 78% in the last year and 48% among middle school students. Pennsylvania’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation programs work but the legislature is considering cutting funds for these vital services. Tell your lawmakers today that now is not the time to curtail...

Delaware,New Jersey,Pennsylvania

On November 13, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host our annual policy forum at the headquarters of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. This event will highlight the Future of Cancer Care. The event will include key stakeholders in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania from...

Pennsylvania

The evidence is clear: Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death The use of e-cigarettes by high school students nationwide has jumped 78% 244,000 PA kids alive today will ultimately die prematurely from smoking

Pennsylvania

Maintaining funding for Pennsylvania’s tobacco prevention and cessation program is crucial to prevent kids from starting to use tobacco and help people already addicted to tobacco quit.

Pennsylvania

More than 81,000 people will be diagnosed with cancer this year in PA. You have one of the most powerful tools to help us change this. Your story.

Pennsylvania

ACS CAN has volunteer action teams in over 400 communities across the nation. And they are filled with people just like you - ordinary Americans who are ready to dedicate a little bit of their time to the fight against cancer. Join us today! Act Now

Pennsylvania

Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death in the U.S. and you have one of the most powerful tools to help us change this. Your story.