Ohio Cancer Action Center

Share

Action Center

Photo of Lights of Hope on the Capitol

2017 Lights of Hope Volunteering

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost, during the Lights of Hope ceremony on September 12th in Washington, D.C.

Latest Updates

June 28, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH – June 28, 2017 – This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, Director of Government Relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “ACS CAN commends the legislature for protecting funding for Ohio’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program at the Ohio

June 22, 2017
Ohio

Columbus, OH–June 22, 2017– This statement can be attributed to Jeff Stephens, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “Today, State Representative Sarah LaTourette introduced legislation to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their families through palliative care.

June 14, 2017
Ohio

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR EVENT ON THURSDAY, JUNE 15: Patients, Doctors, Leading Patient Advocacy Groups Urge Ohio Lawmakers to Protect Patients First in National Health Reform Legislative Proposals Would Erode Health Protections for Ohioans, Expose them to Increased Costs and Health Risks CLEVELAND, OH – Patients, doctors, hospitals and several

June 5, 2017
Ohio

The Honorable John Kasich Office of the Governor 30th Floor 77 South High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215 Dear Governor Kasich, The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, is the nation’s largest patient advocacy organization, dedicated to eliminating death and suffering

Ohio Events

August 3, 2017
Grand Rapids, OH

Put-a-Cork in Cancer is a social event for ACS CAN in Ohio. This event allows community members to network and socialize while also learning about ACS CAN and meeting local ACS CAN volunteers. Come out on August 3, to enjoy a flight of wine; some great snacks; good conversation; learn...

August 9, 2017
Cleveland, OH

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) , the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, will hold its Cleveland public policy conference in August of 2017. The conference will provide a forum for leaders in business, advocacy, academia, and healthcare IT to examine how technology is improving...

August 12, 2017
Massillon, OH

Dude's in Shoes is a special community fundraiser for ACS CAN Ohio in Massillon, Ohio. Members of the community gather before the Massillon Family Fun Fest on Lillian Gish Boulevard to walk a mile in high heels. Some of our walkers are traditionalists, walking in flip flops or flats. The...

State Contacts

Lauren Coatoam
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Andrea Perlman Britcher
Ohio Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.