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January 12, 2021
Kansas

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
Kansas

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
Kansas

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
Kansas

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.

April 23, 2019
Kansas

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will premiere a new documentary titled “Critical Condition: Stories of Health in the Heartland” at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park. The short film follows the stories of individuals, families and health care professionals across Kansas as they strive to take care of themselves, their families and their communities.

April 17, 2019
Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – April 17, 2019 On Tuesday, April 23, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host its first premiere of a short documentary film on Medicaid featuring individuals, families and health professionals across Kansas. The event is part of the launch of

April 5, 2019
Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. – April 5, 2019 – Today, the Kansas House of Representatives approved a bill to allow for the sale of inadequate health products like Association Health Plans and plans proposed by the Kansas Farm Bureau. In response, Jordan Feuerborn, Kansas government relations director for the American Cancer

March 21, 2019
Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. – March 20, 2019 – Today, the Kansas House of Representatives approved a bill to allow for more residents to qualify for KanCare coverage. In response, Jordan Feuerborn, Kansas government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, issued the following statement. “Today, the House of