Press Room



August 3, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA - With the Assembly Health Committee set to take a historic vote on Senate Bill (SB) 793 (Hill D-San Mateo) to finally end the sale of all -flavored tobacco products this Tuesday, public health advocates believe the tobacco industry’s all-out lobbying and advertisi

July 31, 2020

Today the U.S. House of Representatives voted on an FY 2021 spending bill that includes a $5.5 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Half of the increase would be considered emergency funding and the other half would be divided among the various institutes, including a nearly $470 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

July 30, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three pieces of legislation that reduce Minnesota’s cancer burden go into effect August 1st.

July 24, 2020

Today President Trump signed executive orders on pharmaceutical rebates, prescription drug importation and an International Pricing Index (IPI) or “Most Favored Nation” Model. The following is a response to the executive orders from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).

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.