Idaho Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

January 31, 2023

BOISE, IDAHO - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted a legislative breakfast this morning at the Idaho State Capitol. ACS CAN volunteers, including cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers advocated for policies and appropriations to reduce the toll tobacco is taking on Idahoans. Volunteers met with lawmakers,

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

State Contacts

Randy Johnson
Government Relations Director
Alex Wiles
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Erin Riley
Idaho Grassroots 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.