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November 14, 2019
Alabama

The struggle to find access to adequate health care was the subject of a new documentary, “On the Edge: Health Care in Alabama” , by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that premiered to a packed house in Birmingham’s Sidewalk Cinema last night.

September 20, 2019
Alabama

T he American Cancer Society and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released a statement about Alabama’s Gov. Kay Ivey being diagnosed with lung cancer:

August 1, 2019
Alabama

Alabama is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

July 10, 2019
Alabama

ACS CAN launched a collection of digital stories today from individuals, families and health care professionals as part of its Medicaid Covers US project. The stories feature people directly impacted by Medicaid across several states including Alabama, as they work to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

April 5, 2019
Alabama

The Tobacco Advocacy Panel: A Call for Action was held at the RSA Plaza Terrance in Montgomery to discuss the recent spike in tobacco use driven largely by the increased use of e-cigarettes among Alabama’s youth and the evidenced-based policies needed to reverse this trend.

December 7, 2018
Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey recognized the first week of December as Cancer Screening Week on Tuesday with a proclamation that encourages all Alabama citizens to discuss their individual risk factors for cancer with their healthcare providers and to educate themselves about cancer screening resources available to them.

November 15, 2018
Alabama

Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Alabama residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

November 15, 2018
Alabama

Cancer patients marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 43 rd annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Alabama residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation.

August 9, 2018
Alabama

Alabama is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.