Virginia Cancer Action Center


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2023 ACS CAN Virginia Cancer Action Day

Please join us for the 2023 ACS CAN Virginia Cancer Action Day. This is an impactful event at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond on Tuesday, January 17th from 8:00 AM EST to 1:00 PM EST.

Latest Updates

November 30, 2022

RICHMOND, VA– November 30, 2022 – A statement from Brian Donohue, Director of Government Relations at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Virginia, follows on the death of Congressional Representative to Virginia’s 4 th District, Donald McEachin, from his battle with colorectal cancer: “We are incredibly saddened by

November 19, 2020

To mark the Great American Smokeout, ACS CAN is calling for a tobacco tax increase in Virginia.

December 18, 2019

Today, ACS CAN expressed mixed disappointment and support for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s two-year budget proposal, which included line items for increasing the cigarette tax and reinsurance initiatives.

August 1, 2019

Virginia 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.

State Contacts

Brian Donohue
Virginia Government Relations Director
Casey O'Neill
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Marc Mazza
VA Grassroots manager

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