Alabama Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Expand Medicaid in Alabama!

Far too many Alabamians are living without health insurance simply because they live in a state that has refused to expand Medicaid. These folks are in the “Medicaid Gap,” living sicker and dying younger than those with health insurance.

Latest Updates

March 5, 2024

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Around 50 cancer advocates, survivors and their families and caregivers from all over Alabama will gather near the Statehouse on Wednesday, March 6, to meet with lawmakers to ask them to support policies that reduce the burden of cancer, including Medicaid expansion. The event will go from

December 1, 2023

ACT Lead Zeke Aguilera first got involved with ACS CAN back in 2017 as he was searching for a way to get involved in the fight against cancer for his sister, Yvette. After his first team call, he knew ACS CAN was the group for him. Read Zeke's full interview to learn about his ACS CAN volunteer journey.

November 11, 2023

ANNISTON, AL – When I was in college in the 1960s, I studied abroad in Great Britain. While there, I got sick. I walked into their National Health Service, got treated and was sent away healthy. There were no bills or financial hassle. It was a stark contrast to

August 9, 2023

MONTGOMERY, AL -- AUGUST 9, 2023 -- To help Alabama reach its fullest workforce participation potential – like Gov. Kay Ivey says she wants – we must give workers a fighting chance to stay healthy enough to work. That’s why I am calling on the Governor to

State Contacts

Jane Adams
Government Relations Director
Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
Stacy Jacobson
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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