Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

ACS CAN President Lisa Lacasse shares her views on the impact of advocacy on the cancer fight.

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Blog posts tagged "ACA"

August 13, 2015

Guest Post: My Internship at ACS CAN

This summer, I am working for American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkŠ—'s (ACS CAN) incredible policy team in Washington, DC. ACS CAN is the nationŠ—'s leading cancer advocacy organization that is working every day to make cancer issues a national priority.

July 15, 2014

The Case for Increasing Access to Medicaid

A recent White House report found that millions of uninsured Americans continue to lack access to health care coverage because a number of state lawmakers and/or governors have chosen not to broaden access to Medicaid.

March 5, 2014

Can we get to 80% screening for colon cancer?

Getting a colonoscopy is no oneŠ—'s favorite activity. Yet, I am reminded just how important getting a routine colonoscopy is when I see that colon cancer will kill an estimated 50,000 people in the U.S. this year.