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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

June 21, 2018
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – June 21, 2018 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) Managing Director of Government Relations Bill Sherman has released the following statement following the passage of a new budget by the New Jersey State legislature: “As Governor Murphy reviews his potential actions on

January 16, 2018
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ –Jan. 16, 2018 – American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), New Jersey Government Relations Director Brian Shott released this statement prior to Governor Philip D. Murphy’s inauguration: “It is projected that in 2018 more than 53,000 New Jerseyans will hear the chilling message that they

December 15, 2017
New Jersey

ACS CAN Applauds Action on Lifesaving Tobacco Prevention Measure TRENTON, NJ –December 15, 2017 – Governor Chris Christie has signed a bill into law (A3338) that will dedicate one percent, nearly $7 million, of cigarette and tobacco tax dollars, to the New Jersey tobacco control program,

October 10, 2017
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ –October 5, 2017 – Both candidates for governor of New Jersey have publicly stated their positions on how, if elected, they would work to make cancer a policy priority. As part of its Cancer Votes program, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is contacting

State Contacts

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Brian Shott
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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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.