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November 19, 2020
West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is marking the American Cancer Society’s 45th annual Great American Smokeout happening today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, residents with lower incomes, LGBTQ+ communities and communities of color by passing strong tobacco

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

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

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