North Carolina Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

April 11, 2017
North Carolina

More than 100 cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) travelled to the state Capitol in Raleigh today in support of restoring funding for comprehensive tobacco prevention and cessation programs as well as ensuring access to the most appropriate treatments for cancer patients.

February 16, 2017
North Carolina

Public health and policy experts gathered at Duke-Raleigh Hospital to discuss the potential impact of implementing smoke-free policies at the county and municipal levels in North Carolina.

February 9, 2017
North Carolina

John Tramontin North Carolina State Lead Ambassador I have worked with ACS CAN for over two years as an ACT Lead prior to taking on the role of NC SLA in 2017. I have been a supporter of ACS for over 30 years.  My role as

February 2, 2017
North Carolina

2017 Relay For Life ACS CAN Chair Job Description ACS CAN Chairs are responsible for the year-round integration of advocacy in their Relay community. ALL necessary supplies, materials and training will be provided! Responsibilities for a Relay ACS CAN Chair: Attend Relay Advocacy

North Carolina Events

September 28, 2017
Winston-Salem, NC

The annual ACS CAN North Carolina Cancer Research Breakfast celebrates the accomplishments and innovative strides made by cancer researchers in our community. This event will raise awareness among lawmakers and the cancer community of the critical need for state and federal cancer research funding.

State Contacts

Ray Riordan
North Carolina Grassroots Manager
Christine Weason
North Carolina Government Relations Director
Ray Carson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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