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Latest Updates

February 17, 2021
Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Cancer patients, survivors and volunteers met virtually with state lawmakers this week for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Cancer Action Day to make fighting cancer a priority. "February is Cancer Prevention Month so it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about how to reduce death and suffering from

November 19, 2020
Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Cancer patients and survivors mark the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 45 th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow, November 19, by calling on Alaska lawmakers to prioritize strong tobacco control legislation and policies that will save lives, save money and raise vital revenue. As our battle

May 8, 2020
Alaska

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
Alaska

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

State Contacts

Emily Nenon
Alaska Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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