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February 5, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – February 5, 2020 – Today, the front steps of the South Carolina State House were covered in sneakers to remind lawmakers of individuals who had lose their lives to cancer and the work they can do to prevent premature deaths. Legislators on both sides of the

January 14, 2020
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – January 14, 2020 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in South Carolina. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report

December 23, 2019
South Carolina

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 19, 2019 – A report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and other public health groups shows that, amidst a youth tobacco use epidemic that is being driven by e-cigarettes, South Carolina is

October 25, 2019
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – October 25, 2019 – Raising awareness on breast and cervical cancer, over 80 cancer survivors and caregivers gathered with former and current lawmakers for afternoon tea at the The Lace House yesterday. In view of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

October 23, 2019
South Carolina

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as it celebrates and remembers breast and cervical cancer survivors and caregivers on Thursday, October 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ann Tunky Riley Pink Tea.

August 1, 2019
South Carolina

South Carolina is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

May 15, 2019
South Carolina

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of South Carolinians touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease.

February 5, 2019
South Carolina

Today, the front steps of the South Carolina State House were covered in sneakers to remind lawmakers to protect teen health by raising the cigarette tax by $1.50 and prohibiting teens under 18 from using indoor tanning devices.

November 15, 2018
South Carolina

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of South Carolina residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.