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November 17, 2021
Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Louisiana residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we

October 29, 2021
Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA - Yesterday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted a policy forum addressing health disparities and its impact on access to care for cancer patients and survivors. The panel discussion included key stakeholders throughout the health community and two elected officials, Sen. Fred Mills

June 10, 2021
Louisiana

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Kimberly Hughes Baton Rouge, LA –“The Louisiana legislature recently passed legislation that will improve access to care for cancer patients through co-pay accumulator legislation and the expansion of coverage for biomarker testing. “Many cancer patients have

May 13, 2021
Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers’ steadfast commitment. When the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action Day, cancer patients, survivors and

State Contacts

Alice Williams
Louisiana Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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