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April 15, 2020
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment.

November 7, 2019
Arkansas

Several experts spoke about cancer research and its effects on the state of Arkansas during the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) annual Policy Forum today. The forum was an opportunity to thank several businesses for their efforts and call on others to join the fight.

August 1, 2019
Arkansas

While Arkansas has seen improvement in two important cancer-fighting policies, there is still work to be done prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.

August 1, 2019
Arkansas

Kansas continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces 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, Kansas failed to measure up to policy recommendations in helping cancer patients access adequate, affordable health care coverage.

State Contacts

Michael Keck
Government Relations Director
Adrienne Lynch
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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