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February 15, 2018
South Carolina

Columbia, SC–February 15, 2018– This statement can be attributed to Beth Johnson, director of government relations in South Carolina for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “Representative Mary Gail Douglas and Representative Ray Felder with co-sponsors Representative Robert Ridgeway and Representative Bruce Bryant, introduced a bill yesterday

January 29, 2018
South Carolina

Columbia, SC – January 29, 2018 – As lawmakers dive into the new year the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is looking ahead to what public health initiatives can be accomplished in 2018. South Carolina has a long way to go when it comes to tobacco

January 5, 2018
South Carolina

Columbia, SC – December 11, 2017 – Senator Thomas Alexander was awarded the National Award for Distinguished State Leadership, a prestigious honor bestowed by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable which was co-founded by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is a

June 14, 2017
South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC – June 14, 2017 – Funding for two programs critical to addressing South Carolina’s cancer burden has been included in the state budget signed by Gov. Henry McMaster earlier this week. The Best Chance Network (BCN), which provides free screenings to eligible women aged 30 to 64

South Carolina Events

March 7, 2018
Columbia,

ACS CAN's Day at the State House & Suits and Sneakers is ACS CAN's annual lobby day where advocates from around the state come together to share their voices at the SC State House. What are we fighting for? Funding that will provide lifesaving cancer screenings for thousands of...

State Contacts

Beth Johnson
South Carolina Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy
Carrie Morphis
South Carolina Grassroots Manager

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