Iowa Cancer Action Center


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Reduce the Toll of Tobacco on Iowans

55,000 Iowa kids alive today will die from smoking if nothing is done. We're calling on you to protect Iowa kids and create a healthier Iowa. 

Latest Updates

September 13, 2020

Des Moines, Iowa – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the

April 17, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa—Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. “In Iowa to help improve access to care,

January 10, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa. – 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 Iowa. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that

August 14, 2019

ACS CAN volunteers attended the Iowa State Fair as part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) Cancer Votes program. Volunteers came from across the state to ask the 2020 Presidential candidates, how would they use their power to reduce the burden of cancer,

State Contacts

Jackie Cale
Iowa Grassroots Manager
Shana Crews
Iowa Government Relations Director (interim)
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
Senior Regional Media Advocacy 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.