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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

October 30, 2019
Colorado

Tobacco use is the no. 1 cause of preventable death in the country. In Colorado alone this year, 5,100 adults will die from smoking while 1,900 kids under age 18 will become new daily smokers. Teens in Colorado are also using electronic cigarette at alarming rates as the state and

August 1, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.—Colorado gets mixed results for its policies and legislation to prevent cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to

May 29, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.—Jared Polis enacted legislation today (House Bill 1076) that adds e-cigarettes to Colorado’s statewide smoke-free law and prohibits their use in public places and workplaces. The new law takes effect July 1. RJ Ours, the Colorado government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN),

May 16, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo— Flanked by cancer patients, survivors and advocates, Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1302 into law, renewing Colorado’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Program for another 10 years to provide cancer treatment for low-income, uninsured and under-insured women. "Unfortunately, people without health insurance have lower