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


Blog posts tagged "Congress"

December 5, 2011

Our Work Is Never Over

Our work to protect vital cancer funding is ongoing, as are our efforts in support of strong tobacco control measures, policies that improve access to health care and improve patientsŠ—' quality of life and lifesaving prevention and early detection programs. Now is the time to contact your members of Congress and ask them to make fighting cancer a national priority.

November 10, 2011

Time to Make Cancer a National Priority

Today, ACS CAN is taking our message to the radio waves. Dick Woodruff, vice president of federal relations, and I are conducting radio interviews across the country in the hometowns of members of the 12-member bipartisan panel known as the Š—“super committeeŠ— Š—– places like Springfield, Mass., Louisville, Ky. and South Bend, Ind.

November 8, 2011

Texas is Taking a Stand Against Cancer

The effort to make cancer a national priority with our elected officials is not just a fight based in Washington, D.C. ACS CAN volunteers are holding events across the country to call on Congress to protect federal funding for cancer research, prevention and access to adequate health care.

November 4, 2011

Take a Sneak Peek at our Second-Ever National TV Ad

I couldnŠ—'t be more excited to share with you ACS CANŠ—'s second-ever national TV ad. YouŠ—'re getting a sneak peak Š—– the ad will officially premiere during Š—“Meet the PressŠ— in the Washington, D.C. market this Sunday, Nov. 6.

October 21, 2011

The Making-Of Our TV Commercial

Yesterday was a very exciting day at ACS CAN! We were out on the National Mall, in front of the U.S. Capitol building, filming our second-ever national TV commercial. Cancer survivors, caregivers, their families and friends joined us by the U.S.

October 13, 2011

The Power of Many

In my time in Washington, D.C., I have learned that even the most influential organizations are more powerful when they are a part of something larger.

October 6, 2011

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month WeŠ—'re Celebrating

This past Tuesday, I had the privilege of participating in an incredible event at a local breast care center here in Washington, D.C to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month and emphasize the importance of the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, which provides access