Kansas Cancer Action Center


Action Center

ACS CAN KS Cancer Votes Sign-Up Form

Cancer Votes is the nation’s leading election program educating the public and candidates about the actions lawmakers should take to make fighting cancer a national priority. 

From now through Election Day, volunteers like you will be talking to candidates in all parties about cancer issues and informing the public about candidates’ stances on making cancer a national priority.

Kansas Voter Guide

We asked the major candidates in our state’s U.S. House District 3 race if they would support policies to prevent cancer, and support cancer patients and survivors in Kansas.

Latest Updates

September 13, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. – 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 coronavirus

May 8, 2020

Topeka, Kan. – The COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot on hold, but one thing that hasn’t stopped is cancer. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) wants to hear from anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a caregiver for someone with the disease or a

August 19, 2019
Kansas, Missouri

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host We CAN Make an Impact on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The community forum will feature leaders in business, research and patient advocacy discussing the unique challenges of accessing cancer clinical trials in Kansas and Missouri.

July 10, 2019

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network launched a collection of digital stories from individuals, families and health care professionals as part of its Medicaid Covers US project. The stories feature people directly impacted by Medicaid across several states including Kansas, as they work to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

State Contacts

Christina Cowart
Kanas Grassroots Manager
Emily Myatt
Kansas Government Relations Director (interim)
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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.