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September 15, 2022
Alaska

Representative Ivy Spohnholz, D-Anchorage, received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

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

March 31, 2020
Alaska

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
Alaska

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

September 11, 2019
Alaska

Senator Lisa Murkowski received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award on Tuesday, September 10, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

August 20, 2019
Alaska

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