Kansas Cancer Action Center


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October 10, 2022

This article originally ran in Kansas Reflector . TOPEKA — A majority of Kansans across the political spectrum endorse expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in a statewide survey also indicating nine in 10 registered voters believe a candidate’s position on health care influenced votes at the polls. Kansas is

October 10, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan . – A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows strong support among Kansas registered voters for increasing and protecting access to affordable health coverage, including 72% in favor of expanding KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program, and 46% who strongly support it.

October 10, 2022

This article originally ran on WIBW . TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A recent poll has found that Kansas voters highly approve of Medicaid expansion. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network says on Monday, Oct. 10, it released a poll that shows strong support among registered

April 11, 2022

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 199, which would have increased Kansans’ exposure to inadequate, high-risk health plans that can skirt patient protections required by federal law, such as coverage for pre-existing conditions. This veto is a repeat of the same legislation she vetoed in 2021 (SB 29).

Kansas Events

March 15, 2023CST
Topeka, KS

Join cancer survivors, caregivers, and volunteers from across Kansas in advocating for legislative solutions to prevent and treat cancer. Register for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Cancer Action Day event on March 15 in Topeka. Those who attend this event will assist our efforts to expand KanCare...

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Kansas Grassroots Manager
Megan Word
Kansas Government Relations Director
Michael DuPré
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.