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

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Blog posts tagged "Lobby Day"

September 8, 2017

Hundreds of Cancer Advocates Make Their Voices Heard in DC

September 8, 2017

Throughout the year, ACS CAN and its volunteers work to impact the cancer burden by making sure lawmakers are aware of the issues that matter to them at all levels of government. September marks one of the most powerful and exciting times of the year as we gather hundreds of our advocates in the nation’s capital as part of our annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day.

October 10, 2016

Guest Post: A Light at the End of the Tunnel

October 10, 2016

I’m honored to have Merck Chairman and CEO Ken Frazier contribute his voice to the blog. Ken is a visionary leader who shares ACS CAN’s unshakable commitment to making cancer a national priority.

February 16, 2016

Taking a Stand at the Statehouse

February 16, 2016

ACS CANŠ—'s Indiana Day at the Capitol event was one of nearly 50 similar events scheduled to take place in almost every state and the District of Columbia between January and May this year. During 2016 state sessions ACS CAN will be working to convince lawmakers to pass comprehensive smoke-free laws, increase tobacco taxes, improving the quality of life for cancer patients, prohibit the use of tanning devices for minors and guarantee access to health care and lifesaving cancer screenings.