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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

August 13, 2015

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.

October 20, 2014

Critical Actions to Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

October 20, 2014

The Affordable Care Act ensures that most women can receive mammograms at little or no cost starting at age 40, but there are still millions of low-income, uninsured women nationwide with no access to mammograms or other lifesaving cancer screenings.

July 15, 2014

The Case for Increasing Access to Medicaid

July 15, 2014

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.

July 10, 2014

Guest Post: Why Health Care Policy is Personal

July 10, 2014

David is one of three courageous ACS CAN volunteers sharing his personal story to raise awareness about the importance of funding for research at the National Cancer Institute in our newest advertising campaign.

March 5, 2014

Can we get to 80% screening for colon cancer?

March 5, 2014

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.