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WV Cancer Action Day 2020

Febraury 5th, 8:15am -2:00pm

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January 7, 2020
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va. – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in West Virginia. The latest edition of the Broken Promises to Our Children report shows that West Virginia

September 10, 2019
West Virginia

Hedgesville, W. VA. – George and Brooke Blough were awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of their efforts to help make cancer a national priority. Each year, a lead volunteer who has consistently demonstrated strong leadership

August 1, 2019
West Virginia

Charleston, W. VA. – West 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

February 19, 2019
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va., – Feb. 19, 2019 – Last month, the newly formed State Advisory Coalition on Palliative Care had its first meeting. This coalition was formed through legislation and signed into law by the Governor in 2018. The coalition brings together experts to address barriers to this care and

West Virginia Events

February 5, 2020
Charleston, WV

Another year, another chance to fight back against cancer by speaking directly with your lawmakers. Join volunteers from across West Virginia to fight back through advocacy at our 2020 WV Cancer Action Day on February 5th. We will be talking to our Senators and Delegates about the need to restore...

State Contacts

Juliana Frederick Curry
West Virginia Government Relations Director
Charleston, WV
Ryann Moore
West Virginia Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
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.