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Volunteer Leadership Summit: Suits and Sneakers at The State House 2022

It’s time we physically head back to the SC State House to make sure our elected officials know that cancer hasn’t stopped during the pandemic and neither have we stopped advocating for cancer prevention and early detection, protection against tobacco, and access to care for everyone.   

Latest Updates

May 2, 2022
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – May 2, 2022– As session nears a close, a bill that would take away the right of local elected officials to pass policies that protect South Carolina children and teens from tobacco addiction has the potential to move quickly through the last days of session, as lawmakers

October 8, 2021
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC September 29, 2021 – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district dialed into calls and logged onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

June 16, 2021
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – June 16, 2021 – Even as recent as the last few months, as the overall spread of the virus has begun to decline due to vaccinations, roughly in 1 in 6 (16% patients) report a delay or interruption in their cancer screening schedule – according

April 6, 2021
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – April 6, 2021– Today, over 11 national and local public health groups issued a letter to members of the South Carolina General Assembly, urging them to oppose bills H. 3681 and S. 498. The recently introduced legislation would prevent local communities from passing laws that protect

State Contacts

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

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