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Cancer treatment is time consuming – often requiring time off from work for doctor's visits, surgery and recovery, chemotherapy, and radiation. The flexibility to balance cancer treatment and employment is necessary.

Latest Updates

May 7, 2024

Illinois Must Do Better to Reduce the Burden of Cancer

April 19, 2024

Cancer Advocates Urge the Senate to Follow the House’s Lead Ensuring More Diversity in Clinical Trials.

April 11, 2024

Cancer Advocates Urge the House to Follow the Senate’s Lead Ensuring Illinoisians Have Better Access to Genetic Testing.

February 2, 2024

As we approach World Cancer Day happening this Sunday and lawmakers continue their work this session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Illinoisans.

State Contacts

Ally Lopshire
Government Relations Director
Tiffany Holmes
Illinois Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.