Delaware Cancer Action Center


Action Center

2018 Tri-State Forum Registration

On November 1, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host a forum at the headquarters of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA. This event will highlight progress in palliative care for cancer patients including pain management.

Latest Updates

March 30, 2018

Don’t weaken health insurance marketplaces I am a cancer survivor, and my health coverage is my lifeline. Access to timely treatment, affordable medications and regular screenings and doctor visits are essential and the reason I am alive today. Breaks in coverage could mean delayed care and dire consequences for

September 26, 2017

Hundreds of Advocates from Every State Called for Congress to Increase Cancer Research Funding, Support Patient Quality of Life and Improve Access to Colorectal Cancer Screenings for Seniors WILMINGTON, DE – September 26, 2017 – This month more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states

June 21, 2017

The decision of Delaware's elected officials to move forward a 50-cent increase to the state's tobacco tax is a victory for the tobacco industry and ignores proven public health facts. Following are statements from members of the Delaware Impact Coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Heart Association (AHA), American Lung Association (ALA):

April 11, 2017

Health advocates in Delaware are praising Governor John Carney’s 2017 budget for including a $1.00 per pack increase to the state’s tobacco tax. The increase would protect thousands of Delawareans from the dangers of tobacco.

State Contacts

Jeanne Chiquoine
Delaware Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy
Albany, NY

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