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

May 20, 2024

PHILADELPHIA, PA —Yesterday, cancer patients and survivors gathered at the Philadelphia Hope Lodge to celebrate the forthcoming construction of an accessibility ramp to make the facility and gardens more accessible to guests. The project was enabled by a grant in the 2023-24 Pennsylvania state budget. In attendance were Senator Art

May 7, 2024

Earlier today, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers rallied at the Pennsylvania State Capitol as a part of their annual Cancer Action Day advocating for several legislative proposals that aim to address the needs of patients across the cancer continuum. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) gives people impacted by cancer a powerful voice with lawmakers by holding an annual Cancer Action Day.

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

State Contacts

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

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