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2019 State Day at the Capitol

Join us on Monday, January 21 in Richmond for our 2019 State Day at the Capitol. This is your opportunity to use your voice to make an impact in the fight against cancer! 

Latest Updates

October 18, 2018
Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in recognition of his dedication to protect children and workers from the dangers of secondhand smoke and expanding access to healthcare.

September 26, 2018
Virginia

Virginia State Sen. Hanger received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in recognition of his dedication to expand access to health care.

September 20, 2018
Virginia

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network hosted its fourth annual Cancer Research Breakfast this morning at the Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center. The event featured cancer researchers from five of Virginia’s leading research institutions, discussing the latest breakthroughs in the battle against cancer.

September 12, 2018
Virginia

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer urged men across Virginia to talk to their health care providers about their individual risk for prostate cancer and applauded Governor Ralph Northam for recognizing September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Virginia.

Virginia Events

January 21, 2019
Richmond, VA

Make plans to join us in Richmond at the State Capitol on Monday, January 21. This is your opportunity to use your voice to make an impact in the fight against cancer!

State Contacts

Ann Vaughan
Grassroots Manager
Brian Donohue
Virginia Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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