Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

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


Blog posts tagged "ACS"

November 20, 2013

Congress Can Be Heroes by Cutting Smoking Rates

Did you know that when the American Cancer Society celebrated the first Great American Smokeout in 1976, 37% of Americans smoked? Fast forward to today, and that rate has been nearly cut in half to about 19%. This decline in smoking is in large part thanks to many our nationŠ—'s lawmakers who have helped to pass legislation...

May 24, 2013

DonŠ—'t Fry Day

Today officially kicks off the summer season, as families and friends head to the beach for the long holiday weekend. As people start to spend more time outside, itŠ—'s important to raise awareness about skin cancer and the dangers of tanning. ThatŠ—'s why the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention designated the Friday before Memorial Day as Š—“DonŠ—'t Fry Day.Š—