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 "NBCCEDP"

May 6, 2016

Give the Gift of Screening This Mother's Day

Chris writes about the importance of showing the women in our lives how much we appreciate them by ensuring that all women have access to timely and affordable preventive services. He highlights the need to fight for increased funding for the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.

October 31, 2012

Sequestration and the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer awareness month is about reminding those we love about the importance of getting recommended screenings to prevent breast cancer. But itŠ—'s also a time to remember that unfortunately, mammograms are not accessible and affordable to all women.

January 20, 2012

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

We are already well into January, but I couldnŠ—'t let the month pass by without acknowledging a very important event -- National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. This year, an estimated 12,000 new cases of cervical cancer will be diagnosed and 4,200 women will die from the disease in this country.

October 6, 2011

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month WeŠ—'re Celebrating

This past Tuesday, I had the privilege of participating in an incredible event at a local breast care center here in Washington, D.C to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and emphasize the importance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, which provides access