West Virginia Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

September 15, 2020
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the American Cancer

August 5, 2020
West Virginia

Dan and Linda Hart understand what it means to watch a loved one battle cancer, to be a caregiver for a spouse going through the disease. Both lost their first spouses to cancer in 1999, leading to their eventual involvement for Relay for Life of Jefferson County and the American

March 27, 2020
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va. – As lawmakers were finishing up the legislative session, they continue to think about 12,380 West Virginians who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year, and the over 300 West Virginians currently diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS

March 6, 2020
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va.–The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is encouraged to see the West Virginia legislature passing legislation to reduce the toll of tobacco in the state, but the legislature missed a big opportunity by cutting the funding that was originally included that would have boosted programs

West Virginia Events

September 25, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual West Virginia policy forum virtually on September 25 th , 2020 at 10 am . The event will feature perspectives from leaders in policy, health, business and academia, and explore the intersection of public policy and cancer...

State Contacts

Juliana Frederick Curry
West Virginia Government Relations Director
Charleston, WV
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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