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ACS CAN 2020 Virginia Cancer Research Forum

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Latest Updates

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.

July 10, 2019

ACS CAN launched a collection of digital stories today from individuals, families and health care professionals as part of its Medicaid Covers US project. The stories feature people directly impacted by Medicaid across several states including Virginia, as they work to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

May 7, 2019

Medicaid Covers US is a public education campaign launched by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to foster an important dialogue about the value of Medicaid in the lives of millions of Americans and their families as well as what it means for communities across the country.

Virginia Events

November 9, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will hold its annual Virginia Cancer Research Forum virtually on November 9, 2020. Our goal is to bring together leaders in business, academia, public policy, patient advocacy, as well as other key stakeholders to showcase the latest research in the fight...

State Contacts

Brian Donohue
Virginia Government Relations Director
Jon Tirk
Virginia Grassroots Manager
Marc Kaplan
Senior Regional Media Advocacy 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.