Press Room



October 17, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Today, longtime health advocate Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) died at the age of 68.

October 16, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing on legislation that would prohibit the sale of nearly all flavored tobacco products, including mint and menthol products, and raise the minimum age of sale of tobacco products to 21.

October 15, 2019

Texas State Sen. Jane Nelson received the Advocacy in Action in recognition of her dedication to ensuring continued investment in the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

October 11, 2019


Gov. Parson Proclaims October 13, 2019 “Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day” in Missouri

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Mike VanDenHeuvel
Senior Media Advocacy Manager
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN's May 2019 video campaign highlights the potentially dangerous impact proposed changes to Medicare Part D’s six protected classes could have on cancer patients’ access to lifesaving medications. Cancer survivors Jenn and Mariah share their concerns about how these proposed changes could affect their ability to access and afford their prescriptions.