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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

March 10, 2021
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – March 10, 2021– The below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and can be attributed to Beth Johnson, ACS CAN Government Relations Director for South Carolina. “The House Judiciary General Laws Subcommittee sent a clear message to

March 3, 2021
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – March 3, 2021 – Beginning today through March 12, the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion will be lit blue for the first time in honor of colorectal cancer awareness month. In partnership with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network

January 12, 2021
South Carolina

Columbia, SC – January 12, 2021 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. South Carolina has the opportunity to do more in

October 8, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – October 6, 2020 – In view of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted its annual Ann “Tunky” Riley Pink Tea event last week to celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who have lost their lives to the

August 21, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC — August 21, 2020 — Alongside shining a bright light on growing health inequities, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for cancer patients and survivors to receive the care they need and has led to delays in preventive screenings, diagnostic testing and treatment care. A

July 21, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – July 21, 2020 – Despite national drops in cancer mortality and incidence rates, colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the second leading cause of cancer death for men and women in South Carolina. Black and Latinx communities across the state experience significantly higher rates of CRC as a

May 11, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA , SC -- The COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot on hold, but one thing that hasn’t stopped is cancer. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) wants to hear from anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a caregiver for someone with the disease or

April 17, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC — April 17, 2020 —Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According to