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Latest Updates

June 29, 2020
South Carolina

Improving access to at-home cancer treatment could be a win-win amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And we must bring this about: right now accessing cancer treatment is a terrifying prospect for cancer patients like me who are in a higher risk group of contracting COVID-19. When the pandemic began my oncologist

June 29, 2020
South Carolina

Everyone is being impacted in someway shape or form by the COVID-19 pandemic. But cancer patients are experiencing even more challenges. These include treatment delays, oral medication at home, poor insurance coverage and not getting timely screenings. The Cancer Action Network has been conducting surveys on these topics. In the

June 29, 2020
South Carolina

It can be tough to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, and it can be even tougher if you’re a cancer patient and undergoing treatments. David West lives in West Columbia. On Nov. 20, 2014, he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer. “I’m still in treatment, and my tumors have

June 9, 2020
South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C. — June 9, 2020 — 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

South Carolina Events

August 21, 2020

ACS CAN South Carolina Health Policy Forum 2020 The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host the annual South Carolina Health Policy Forum, COVID-19: Through the Cancer Lens on August 21, 2020 from 10am to 11:30am. The event will feature perspectives from leaders in policy,...

State Contacts

Beth Johnson
South Carolina Government Relations Director
Marc Mazza
Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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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.