Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

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Blog posts tagged "breast cancer"

December 19, 2017

Uniting Voices: Florida Cancer Action Week

December 19, 2017

While many start to slow down this time of year to turn their focus toward the holidays, ACS CAN volunteers are using every opportunity they can to engage their lawmakers before the end of the year.

October 29, 2017

Nevada’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Finally Funded by State

October 29, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month a time when cancer advocates work to increase awareness of the disease, and highlight successes and opportunities in the breast cancer community. With that in mind, I’d like to highlight our advocacy work in Nevada, which recently resulted in a huge win.

May 6, 2016

Give the Gift of Screening This Mother's Day

May 6, 2016

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 29, 2015

Guest Post: Giving the Stamp of Approval to Breast Cancer Research

October 29, 2015

Today, weŠ—'re faced with a wide range of ways to support the fight against breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As the month comes to a close, however, we must remember that breast cancer doesnŠ—'t take a break. All of us must continue to work together to battle this deadly disease long after the pink displays disappear.

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.

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.