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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 30, 2024

Historic Session Yields Comprehensive Support Measures for Cancer Care and Research

May 25, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Today, the state legislature passed House Bill 5405, improving access and diversity in clinical trials, which can be a game changer in the fight against cancer. The following is a statement from Ally Lopshire, government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)

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.

State Contacts

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

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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.