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January 2, 2020
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Indiana. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that Indiana can

December 10, 2019
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Today, Gov. Holcomb addressed the youth tobacco-use crisis and announced his plans to combat it at the statehouse. In response to the announcement of this legislative agenda, Bryan Hannon, Indiana government relations director for American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released the following statement. “ACS

August 1, 2019
Indiana

Indiana continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces 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, Indiana failed to measure up to policy recommendations in nearly all areas of tobacco control.

November 26, 2018
Indiana

Mary Kost Mary Kost has been involved with ACS CAN since 2010 and with ACS since 1998. She has been recognized five times for her exemplary volunteer work, both locally and regionally. Mary is a commercial lines insurance manager and also volunteers with the Angels of Hope Cancer Support

August 9, 2018
Indiana

Indiana falls short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to reduce cancer incidence and death from tobacco use, according to the latest edition of “How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.” The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released the report today.

January 30, 2018
Indiana

Today, the Indiana House of Representatives sidelined a bill that would have increased the minimum age of tobacco sales from 18 to 21 years old. Bryan Hannon, chair of Tobacco Free Indiana, released the following statement in response:

October 16, 2017
Indiana

Columbus, Ind. - October 4, 2017 Local cancer volunteer takes cause to the capitol By Staff Reports - 10/4/17 12:42 AM Columbus resident Misty Derringer has helped the American Cancer Society for 12 years as a volunteer, but in September she took on a new role that involved traveling

April 22, 2017
Indiana

The Indiana General Assembly concluded its 2017 legislative session with various outcomes for cancer prevention. Bryan Hannon, Indiana government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement in response: “Health advocates across the state truly came together this legislative session to work hard for

March 21, 2017
Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – March 21, 2017 – Today, the State Senate unanimously approved House Bill 1278, which directs the Indiana State Department of Health to identify and address barriers to cervical cancer screening and treatment. The bill now moves to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s desk for further consideration. In response,