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March 27, 2019
Arkansas

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

February 26, 2019
Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – Tomorrow, the Arkansas House Rules Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 1565. While this bill’s stated purpose, funding for the pursuit of National Cancer Institute designation for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is laudable, it achieves this aim by undercutting effective tobacco control

November 29, 2018
Arkansas

Arkansas has the second-highest rate of smoking-related cancer deaths in the country: 33.5 percent of cancer deaths in Arkansas are directly attributable to smoking.

August 9, 2018
Arkansas

“This 16th edition of the report shows how close Arkansas is to making a real difference in the fight against cancer,” said ACS CAN Government Relations Director Michael Keck.

May 16, 2018
Arkansas

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Local American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Abbie Luzius joined more than 100 other cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, physicians and researchers in Washington, D.C., this week to urge lawmakers to make fighting cancer a top national priority. These advocates united for the 19 th annual One

September 20, 2017
Arkansas

September 20, 2017 The Honorable Asa Hutchinson Office of the Governor State Capitol Room 250 Little Rock, AR 72201 Dear Governor Hutchinson, The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, is the nation’s largest patient advocacy organization, dedicated to eliminating death

January 4, 2017
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...