Here at ACS CAN Alaska, we fight for laws that help cancer patients and prevent cancer. We do this with the help of dedicated volunteers from all across our state. Join us in making a difference for Alaskans now and for years to come!
In September, more than 30,000 Lights of HOPE will line the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. For some, the ceremony is a celebration of survivorship. But, for far too many, it’s a remembrance of someone who was lost to this dreaded disease.
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ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Anchorage’s new age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, rises to 21 on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 20. To celebrate, community advocates, public health leaders, and Anchorage Assembly members will host a press conference to discuss this new Tobacco 21 ordinance and
Great news! The Anchorage Assembly took a stand against Big Tobacco and voted 11-0 in favor of raising the age of sale for tobacco products in Anchorage from 19 to 21. We wanted to extend a big THANK YOU to all of the volunteers like you who contacted the
Originally Published at radiokenai.net on February 20, 2019 Written by Jennifer Williams Nikiski Student Joe Yourkoski Recognized For Work With American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Joe Yourkoski was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of four, and by the age of 13 was declared a
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—July 17, 2018— Governor Bill Walker signed the statewide smoke-free workplace bill into law today at the Lucky Wishbone, reportedly the first restaurant in Alaska to go completely smoke-free. Senate Bill 63, commonly called the "Take it Outside Act," protects Alaskans working indoors from secondhand smoke and includes marijuana
Do you want to take your involvement in advocacy to the next level? Learn more about applying to become an leadership volunteer for your region of Alaska and you can become a stronger advocate in the fight against cancer.