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

May 20, 2021

Topeka, Kan. – Today, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 29, which would have exposed more Kansans to inadequate health plans that can avoid patient protections required by federal law. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

February 1, 2021

TOPEKA, Kan. – Today Governor Laura Kelly introduced a bill to expand KanCare, a move that would allow an estimated 165,000 low-income Kansans to gain access to comprehensive, affordable health insurance coverage. Many of those who could gain coverage are currently uninsured – which is especially risky during a pandemic.

January 12, 2021

Topeka, KS – As we start a new legislative session and as the COVID-19 crisis continues, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is urging lawmakers, once again, to broaden KanCare eligibility, allowing approximately 150,000 low-income Kansans to gain access to comprehensive, affordable health insurance. Many of those

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

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