Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

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


Blog posts tagged "cervical cancer"

December 19, 2017

Uniting Voices: Florida Cancer Action Week

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.

November 3, 2017

Conquering Cervical Cancer Worldwide

We can end deaths from cervical cancer. It’s a simple, but perhaps unknown fact that cervical cancer can be prevented and treated successfully at a very low cost. Yet, an estimated 528,000 women develop cervical cancer globally each year, and nearly 266,000 women die from the disease. Where you live should not determine if you live. As part of our global campaign, we’ve created a visual concept featuring a young girl, Grace.

January 20, 2012

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

We are already well into January, but I couldnŠ—'t let the month pass by without acknowledging a very important event -- National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. This year, an estimated 12,000 new cases of cervical cancer will be diagnosed and 4,200 women will die from the disease in this country.