Colorado Cancer Action Center


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Support Colorectal Cancer Screening Insurance Coverage in Colorado at Age 45

The American Cancer Society recommends that adults age 45 and older with an average risk of colorectal cancer should undergo regular screeing for colorectal cancer. 

Latest Updates

September 13, 2020

Denver, Co. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus

July 16, 2020

Denver, Colo. – On July 14, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill that will increase the state minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to age 21 with measures that enable active enforcement including retailer licensing and penalties that include license suspension and revocation for non-compliant retailers. In

July 10, 2020

Denver, Colo. – Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill today that will expand access to clinical trials for individuals enrolled in the state Medicaid program. Also known as the Equity in Access to Clinical Trials in Medicaid bill, H.B. 1232 authorizes the state Medicaid program to cover routine

May 8, 2020

Denver, Colo. – 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 a

Colorado Events

November 17, 2020

Embarking Upon a New Era of Cancer Prevention & Early Detection The 2020 Policy Forum will focus upon Colorado’s unique potential for embarking on a new era of cancer prevention and early detection. Studies have shown how lifestyle, medical, environmental, and genetic factors relate to cancer and other diseases,...

State Contacts

Eric Heydorn
Colorado Grassroots Manager
RJ Ours
Colorado Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.