Arkansas Cancer Action Center


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ACS CAN Arkansas 2020 Day at the Capitol

You’re invited to join volunteers from across the state for the 2020 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Day at the Capitol in Little Rock from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15th.

Latest Updates

November 7, 2019

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

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

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.

March 27, 2019

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled today that the Arkansas work requirement program for Medicaid recipients cannot stand.

State Contacts

Travis Montgomery
Grassroots Manager
Michael Keck
Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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