Breast and Cervical Cancer Press Releases
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – March 7, 2017 – Ninety cancer survivors, caregivers and their families from across the state traveled to the Indiana Statehouse today and called on the General Assembly to prioritize the 36,440 Hoosiers who will be diagnosed with cancer in 20
Nearly 100 cancer patients, survivors and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at the Capitol today in support of $2.6 million in funding for the Mary Brogan Breast and Cervical Cancer Program as well as to encourage Florida’s legislature to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes by at least $1.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Feb. 15, 2017 – In response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s state budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Illinois Public Health Association, Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force and Susan G.
Sara Sahli, Wisconsin government relations director for ACS CAN, issued a media statement in reaction to Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget released on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.
The American Cancer Society estimates that 30,000 people in Minnesota will be newly diagnosed with cancer in 2017. Today we learned that Gov. Mark Dayton is one of those people.
The U.S. Senate today rejected an amendment to the combined Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2017 that threatened to eliminate dollars for the Prevention and Public Health Fund (the Prevention Fund). Following is a statement from Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): ACS CAN applauds the Senate for preserving funding.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 6, 2015 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Steve Israel (D-NY) and Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced legislation today that will provide women and doctors information on breast density and its potential impacts on masking the presence of breast cancer.
President 's Budget Increases Funding for Cancer Research; Proposes Tobacco Tax to Fund Health Insurance for Kids
WASHINGTON, DC Feb 2, 2015 The president 's fiscal year 2016 budget sets an ambitious course for the national effort to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases such as cancer.