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 "prevention"

February 3, 2012

World Cancer Day

ACS CAN is excited to commemorate the day by Š—“lightingŠ— our Twitter account and engaging our social networks in a conversation about how they can join the fight against cancer. What will you do to mark World Cancer Day?

December 15, 2011

Fighting for Prevention Funds

The phrase Š—“an ounce of prevention saves lives and moneyŠ— means a lot to me and my family. My wife and I are diligent about talking with our doctors and ensuring we are getting the necessary cancer screenings. All Americans deserve access to these lifesaving tests and other cancer prevention measures, but a public health fund designed to do just that is in jeopardy.

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.

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.