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 "CDC"

June 14, 2017

OVAC Lobby Day: Funding Cancer Research

Last week, nearly 120 advocates, including several ACS CAN volunteers, asked their lawmakers to fund cancer research as part of the 18th annual One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) lobby day. We must keep the momentum going.

December 19, 2014

The Wild Wild West of E-Cigarettes

While we continue to wait for the FDA to begin regulating tobacco products in addition to cigarettes and smokeless, weŠ—'re seeing policy proposals in the states aimed at filling the void of e-cigarette regulation.

March 5, 2014

Can we get to 80% screening for colon cancer?

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.