Hills cancer survivors share stories during advocacy day

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers Craig Cook and Sam Bloch, both from Farmington Hills, were part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s annual Michigan Day in Lansing April 19.

Cancer Advocates

From left, Cook and Block shared their personal cancer stories with State Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills). The event brought together cancer advocates from across the state to urge lawmakers to reduce Michigan’s tobacco burden, help patients access the care they need and improve cancer prevention programs. 56,530 Michiganders will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016.