Washington Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

May 10, 2024

After years of grassroots organizing and campaign work in the Western states, Audrey Miller García has been named the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director for her home state of Washington. In this role she will lead ACS CAN’s efforts to advance legislation and public policies to reduce the cancer burden in the Evergreen State.

February 5, 2024

Those who traveled to the Capitol will continue to work with legislators to change that and urge them to get biomarker access expanded in 2025. Eventual passage of this legislation will make sure more residents have insurance coverage that allows for easy access to precision medicine.

January 8, 2024

As Washington legislators convene for the new session, it is crucial for them to prioritize cancer patients and cancer care by assuring all residents have ready access to biomarker testing.

March 29, 2023

Both chambers of the legislature have released their respective budget proposals for the 2023-24 biennium. In response, Matt Helder, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Washington Government Relations Director, released the following statement:

State Contacts

Audrey Miller García
Government Relations Director
Shawn O'Neal
Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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