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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

February 5, 2020
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va. – Cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state who have been touched by cancer came together at the State Capitol in Charleston to advocate for cancer-fighting legislation today, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) gives people

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

West Virginia Events

September 25, 2020
Fairmont, WV

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

State Contacts

Juliana Frederick Curry
West Virginia Government Relations Director
Charleston, WV
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.