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The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nation's leading cancer advocacy organization that is working every day to make cancer issues a national priority.

Latest Updates

February 26, 2024

ARLINGTON, V.A. – February 26, 2024 – Arlington native and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteer Olivia Bartrum recently trekked to Capitol Hill to share about her experience with pediatric cancer. During her visit, she urged lawmakers, including Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine and Representatives

January 24, 2024

RICHMOND, VA – JANUARY 24, 2024 – Today, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers rallied at the Virginia State Capitol as a part of their annual Cancer Action Day, urging lawmakers to support Senate Bill 376/House Bill 946, which seeks to improve Virginians’ access to lifesaving

May 2, 2023

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, expanded access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Virginians touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. In 2023,

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

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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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.