Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

ACS CAN President Lisa Lacasse shares her views on the impact of advocacy on the cancer fight.

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Blog posts tagged "cancer"

June 5, 2015

Tobacco Tax Victory in Nevada a Win for Public Health

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!

March 26, 2015

Guest Post: On the Cusp of New Hope

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.

February 26, 2015

Florida Advocates Call for Quality of Life Taskforce

Nearly 100 cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across the state of Florida traveled to Tallahassee last week to ask Florida lawmakers to support the creation of a Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Taskforce.