Kansas Press Releases

September 27, 2018

Lawmakers, Experts to Join ACS CAN Forum on Rural Health

TOPEKA, Kan. – Sept. 27, 2018 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host its third-annual Kansas Cancer Policy Forum for community members about the unique challenges of accessing cancer treatment in rural Kansas on Thursday, Oct. 4.

May 16, 2018

Local Cancer Advocate Travels to Washington, D.C., to Urge Congress to Fund Research, Prevention

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Courtney Hurtig, of Overland Park, joined more than 100 other cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, physicians and researchers in Washington, D.C., this week to urge lawmakers to make fighting cancer a top national priority. These advocates united as part of the 19th annual One Voice Against Cancer lobby day to request cancer research funding at the National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health.

May 7, 2018

ACS CAN Applauds CMS Rejection of Medicaid Limits

Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rejected Kansas’ proposal to implement lifetime limits on Medicaid enrollment. Hilary Gee, Kansas government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement in response: