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Latest Updates

May 8, 2020

ANCHORAGE—The COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot on hold, but one thing that hasn’t stopped is cancer. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) wants to hear from anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a caregiver for someone with the disease or is a healthcare provider

April 8, 2020

Anchorage, ALASKA – Anchorage voters defeated Proposition 11, which would have weakened the city smoke-free law and allowed onsite marijuana consumption. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) opposed Proposition 11. Following is a statement from Emily Nenon, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Alaska government

March 31, 2020

Anchorage, ALASKA – In the midst of these uncertain and challenging times, Anchorage voters have one week left to make their voices heard in the upcoming local election. Cancer doesn’t stop and neither does the work of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), which is why ACS

February 18, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska – Cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state who have been touched by cancer united at the State Capitol in Juneau today to share their personal stories and push for policy change to fight cancer. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS

Alaska Events

August 27, 2020

Join us to learn about emerging challenges and identify what we can do as Alaskans to reduce the effects of chronic disease on our economy and health care system. If you would like to make a donation to help us advance our mission please click here This Year’s...

State Contacts

Emily Nenon
Alaska Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.