Press Room



January 23, 2020

Washington, D.C. – January 23, 2020 – A report on smoking cessation released today by United States Surgeon General Jerome M.

January 22, 2020

Amidst the state budget crisis, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will generate $425.18 million in new annual revenue and reduce health care costs for the state.

January 22, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, FL – January 22, 2020 – Yesterday, the Senate Health Policy Committee unanimously passed bill SB 810 to increase the state’s age of sale for all tobacco products to align with the federal age of sale and enable enforcement. 

January 21, 2020

Patient and health advocacy groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions are disappointed over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today not to immediately take up the case of Texas v. United States.

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 Clips

January 22, 2020
The Supreme Court may have saved Trump from himself on Obamacare
January 15, 2020
The Joplin Globe

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.