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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"

June 5, 2015

Tobacco Tax Victory in Nevada a Win for Public Health

June 5, 2015

Increasing the price of a pack of cigarettes is the most effective way to help people quit smoking and keep kids from starting the deadly habit. ThatŠ—'s why IŠ—'m thrilled that Nevada just passed a historic $1.00 per pack increase Š—– more than doubling its current tax!

April 28, 2015

It's Time for the FDA to Regulate All Tobacco Products

April 28, 2015

Last April, ACS CAN and its public health partners called on the FDA to finalize its regulation within one year. Now that the FDA has missed that deadline, ACS CAN together with 29 public health partners have sent a letter to President Obama asking for swift action to finalize that regulation.

March 26, 2015

Guest Post: On the Cusp of New Hope

March 26, 2015

I know I am not alone in being touched by cancer Š—– in fact, this is a universal experience in America. But I was heartened to participate in the One Degree campaign launch in Washington, DC last week, to help raise awareness about the way cancer touches all of us and the importance of sustained federal funding for cancer research.

March 19, 2015

Star Power & Grassroots Might Launch One Degree Project

March 19, 2015

TuesdayŠ—'s event to launch the One Degree Project on Capitol Hill was such a success that IŠ—'m still in awe today. We had a room full of celebrities, lawmakers, partners from the cancer community and passionate advocates from every state all calling on Congress to increase cancer research funding.

March 11, 2015

WeŠ—'re All Just One Degree from Cancer

March 11, 2015

There are few things in life that we all share in common, but we are all just one degree from cancer. Whether itŠ—'s a parent, grandparent, other relative, friend, co-worker or even you, we all know someone who has faced this disease, and thus we all know just how important cancer research is to the quality of life and survival of our loved ones.