Press Room



August 5, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN — August 8, 2022 — Maddie Bushnell has joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the government relations director in Tennessee.

August 4, 2022

Ending the Sale of Flavored Tobacco is Critical to Protect Youth and Reduce Tobacco Use

August 3, 2022

COLUMBIA, MO - Today, Governor Parson, cancer survivors and health advocates met at the University of Missouri to celebrate the state’s new funding for tobacco cessation and prevention. In Missouri, smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in our state each year, including 31% of cancer deaths.

July 28, 2022

Today the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released its FY 2023 spending bill that includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a $291 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Emily Burr
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN’s newest campaign highlights the urgent need to increase access to quality, affordable cancer care. ACS CAN urges Congress to prioritize affordable cancer care and make increased Affordable Care Act subsidies permanent; cap out-of-pocket costs in Medicare Part D; and close the Medicaid coverage gap. Action is past due.