Virginia Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

April 11, 2024

Leading patient organizations, including the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), applaud Virginia lawmakers for passing legislation to protect patients from the harmful effects of medical debt.

April 1, 2024

Last week, Governor Youngkin signed critical legislation improving Virginians’ access to colorectal cancer screening.

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

Virginia Events

September 27, 2024EST
Norfolk, VA

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for the 2024 Palliative Care Policy Forum & Breakfast on Friday, September 27th from 7:30AM to 9:00AM EST at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. This year's policy forum will showcase best practices in palliative care from a cancer perspective.

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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