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October 15, 2020
Colorado

Denver, Colo.— Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Colorado met virtually Thursday afternoon with Sen. Cory Gardner to discuss policies and issues that are critical to fighting cancer. The meeting was part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Votes campaign—the

September 13, 2020
Colorado

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
Colorado

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
Colorado

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
Colorado

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

April 8, 2020
Colorado

Denver, Colo. – On Monday, April 6, 2020, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Colorado hosted a townhall featuring the Lieutenant Governor, Diane Primavera, and the Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives, KC Becker. Also featured in the townhall was an update from Colorado Government Relations Director,

March 12, 2020
Colorado

DENVER, Co. – March 12, 2020 – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19, also known as the “coronavirus,” is no match to the steadfast commitment of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s volunteers. While the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a

March 8, 2020
Colorado

In an abundance of caution and the interest of protecting the health of our volunteers, ACS CAN has made the difficult decision to CANCEL the in-person Colorado Day at the Capitol this Thursday, March 12th. While we won’t be able to be in person this week, we will plan a

February 27, 2020
Colorado

DENVER, Colo. – February 27, 2020 - Colorectal cancer is now the fastest growing diagnosed cancer among young women in Colorado and the single biggest cancer killer of men under 50 nationally. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends members of the Colorado House of Representatives for