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Latest Updates

August 9, 2018

BOISE, Idaho – Idaho is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce 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,

April 12, 2018

As the 2018 Idaho Legislative Session ends, we wanted to update you about the successes of this sessions’ cancer priorities. This past January over 50 advocates attended the Day at the Capitol event to discuss these two topics with lawmakers: Raising the sale of all tobacco products to age 21

March 23, 2018

This week ACS CAN participated in a chemotherapy informational hearing at the State Capitol on the unequal cost cancer patients incur for oral (pill and liquid) versus intravenous (IV) chemotherapies on Idaho’s state-based health care plans. As targeted oral chemotherapy advances, it is apparent that the most effective or, in

Idaho Events

August 17, 2019
Boise, ID

Help us light up the Idaho State Capitol with HOPE! This year we are kicking off the event with a Research Rally to honor local Cancer Researchers. Decorate a bag which will be lighted on the Capitol steps ALL night. Your bag will travel to Washington D.C. on September 10th...

September 24, 2019
Boise, ID

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Mary.Kemp or 208.422.0843. The ACS CAN Idaho State Policy Breakfast is a premiere event that brings together leaders from business, academia, health care, government, life sciences, and cancer research communities to support ACS CAN’s mission. Translating...

State Contacts

Luke Cavener
Idaho Government Relations Director
Mary Kemp
Idaho Grassroots Manager
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Director, Media Advocacy

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