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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 "ACS CAN"

September 12, 2017

NCAA Basketball Coaches Share Cancer Stories on Capitol Hill

September 12, 2017

Coaches John Gallagher from the University of Hartford,  Jeff Jones from Old Dominion University,  Jack Murphy from Northern Arizona University, and  Josh Pastner from Georgia Tech University joined ACS CAN volunteers on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to make the fight against cancer a priority. 

April 18, 2017

Pursuing Health Equity Through New and Diverse Partnerships

April 18, 2017

The American Cancer Society and ACS CAN jointly entered into a new partnership with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC). Through this collaboration, ACS CAN, the American Cancer Society and NBJC will raise awareness about cancer issues in the Black LGBT community through educational initiatives and advocacy efforts.

February 10, 2017

Taking on Cancer in Your State Capitol

February 10, 2017

Throughout the country, in every state, territory and Washington D.C., ACS CAN staff and volunteers have hit the ground running in 2017, working with local lawmakers to pass and implement public health policies proven to have the highest impact in saving lives from cancer.

June 16, 2016

Guest Post: Living with Chronic Pain after Cancer

June 16, 2016

ACS CAN and the Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines joined together on Capitol Hill to address the critical need to preserve patient access to pain medications as policymakers work to adopt legislation to curb opioid abuse.

May 31, 2016

World No Tobacco Day: Reducing the Global Tobacco Burden

May 31, 2016

To mark World No Tobacco Day, ACS CAN is releasing a new report that starkly illustrates the worldwide tobacco epidemic. The report makes the case for why Congress should approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade and investment agreement to save lives and protect kids from tobacco around the world.