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West Virginia ACS CAN Leadership Opportunity

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is the leading voice of people with cancer and their families. ACS CAN West Virginia is now accepting applications for our top volunteer in the state.

Latest Updates

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

February 6, 2019
West Virginia

On January 30th, ACS CAN West Virginia held their annual Cancer Lobby Day. Despite the cold snowy morning, many volunteers met at the Capitol to talk to their laegislators about increasing tobacco education, and raising the purchasing age for tobacco products to 21. The Senate recognized those in attendance with

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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