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Latest Updates

April 16, 2020
Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – As lawmakers hurried to pass key legislation including the state’s operating budget, they continued to think about 26,500 Kentuckians who will hear the words “you have cancer” this year. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the legislature for maintaining funding for colon

March 16, 2020
Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – This Wednesday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recognizes the 25th anniversary of Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, formerly known as Kick Butts Day, by calling on Kentucky lawmakers to reduce the toll of tobacco in the Commonwealth. Despite having the highest

February 21, 2020
Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – Cancer patients, their families and other volunteers from around the state who have been touched by cancer came together at the State Capitol in Frankfort to advocate for cancer-fighting legislation, Thursday, February 20, 2020. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) gives people impacted by

January 7, 2020
Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking that legislators support legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Kentucky. The latest edition of the Broken Promises to Our Children report shows that Kentucky

Kentucky Events

July 16, 2020

Countless lives have been saved because of advances in cancer research, detection and treatment. As we continue in this new decade, ACS CAN Kentucky invites you to learn how the fundamentals of cancer care are evolving. Grab a hot cup of coffee and join us for episode two of the...

State Contacts

Kristy Young
Government Relations Director, Kentucky
Olivia Sievert
Kentucky Grassroots Manager
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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