Georgia Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

October 30, 2017
Georgia, National

The race for Atlanta mayor is one of the hottest in the nation with nearly a dozen candidates vying for the position. As part of our Cancer Votes election program, ACS CAN co-sponsored a recent debate, allowing us the opportunity to ask the candidates about a key cancer issue in

January 4, 2017
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States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

February 9, 2016

Georgia 2016 legislative Priorities Tobacco Control Increase the cigarette tax on each pack by at least $1; taxes on other tobacco products (OTP) should be increased to the equivalent of the cigarette tax. Support local smoke-free efforts to prohibit smoking

November 11, 2013

Click here to see the new ACS CAN Georgia Facebook page. Stay abreast of important issues in the fight against cancer and be updated on actions to can take to ensure that our lawmakers make the fight against cancer a top priority.

State Contacts

Andy Freeman
Georgia Government Relations Director
Storm Goodlin
Georgia Grassroots Manager
Ray Carson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Southern Region

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