Press Room



September 24, 2020

As part of a broader health care package the administration issued an executive order today to preserve health coverage protections for people with pre-existing conditions should the Supreme Court invalidate the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

September 23, 2020

ATLANTA, GA – September 23, 2020 – Council Member Matt Westmoreland received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award last week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions t

September 21, 2020

RALEIGH, NC — September 21, 2020— Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across North Carolina met virtually Saturday morning with U.S. Senate candidate Sen. Thom Tillis to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer.

September 18, 2020

Knoxville, TN – With the COVID-19 pandemic shining a bright light on the importance of affordable and accessible health insurance coverage, Medicaid continues to be a central topic of discussion among public health advocates, hospital and health systems administrators, community

Media Contacts

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

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN’s June 2020 digital media campaign highlights the continued hurdles cancer patients face in trying to get the right care at the right time, at a price they can afford. Congress has addressed some of these issues for Covid-19 care. ACS CAN is calling on Congress to do the same for cancer patients.