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Louisiana Virtual Cancer Action Day 2021

On Wednesday, May 12th volunteer advocates from across the state will come together virtually for our Cancer Action Day. Our day may look different, but our impact will be the same: make fighting cancer a top priority among our lawmakers as a loud and united grassroots voice.

Latest Updates

April 12, 2021
Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA – As lawmakers dive into the new legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish during the 2021 legislative session. Long after this pandemic passes, people deserve to live full, healthy lives.

September 10, 2020
Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – 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

July 14, 2020
Louisiana

Delaying implementation of a new smoke-free ordinance for Shreveport’s casinos denies employees and visitors a healthy gaming environment and could jeopardize the city’s public health progress altogether.

April 15, 2020
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment.

Louisiana Events

May 12, 2021

On Wednesday, May 12th volunteer advocates from across the state will come together virtually for our annual Cancer Action Day. Our day may look different, but our impact will be the same: make fighting cancer a top priority among our lawmakers as a loud and united grassroots voice. Please plan...

State Contacts

Alice Williams
Louisiana Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
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.