Idaho Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Cancer Researcher

ACS CAN Idaho 2022 Policy Summit: The Future of Cancer Treatment in Idaho

ACS CAN will host it's 9th Annual Idaho Policy Summit on October 19th at 9am MT.

Latest Updates

November 15, 2021

BOISE, Idaho—Nov. 15, 2021—Idaho’s legislature will reconvene this week to challenge vaccine requirements. As leading national public health organizations, whose top priority is the safety of those with cancer and other chronic illnesses, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Lung Association and The Leukemia &

September 29, 2021

BOISE – Idaho cancer advocates from Lewiston to Boise held virtual meetings with their members of Congress this week for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day to make the fight against cancer a national priority. The group joined nearly 700 other

September 2, 2021

This year roughly 10,240 Idahoans will be diagnosed with cancer. Thanks in part to advances in cancer research and treatment, we are saving more lives than ever. But cancer remains a critical public health problem and getting new and affordable therapies from the research lab to the patient will require

January 25, 2021

Cancer patients, survivors and volunteer advocates from across Idaho will meet virtually this week with state lawmakers for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Cancer Week of Action. During the virtual meetings, the advocates will urge their lawmakers to support a cigarette tax increase of $1.50 per pack with an equal tax increase on all other tobacco products including e-cigarettes

State Contacts

Erin Riley
Idaho Grassroots Manager
Alex Wiles
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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