Massachusetts doesn't just have amazing sports teams, we also have amazing advocates that are making a difference! ACS CAN Massachusetts works hard every day to encourage elected officials to make preventing, curing and surviving cancer a top priority. We empower our volunteers to be advocates with their elected officials, providing them the training and tools they need to make their voices heard.
Join the ACS CAN Massachusetts team for an impactful IN-PERSON lobby day at the State House in Boston on Wednesday, June 21st! There will be an exciting program planned full of issue briefings, social media activites, sit-down meetings with legislators, and more.
Looking ahead in 2023, there continues to be significant opportunities in our shared fight against cancer to support those who are at risk, in treatment, or recovering from cancer, and to ease the burden for caregivers.
The new Legislative session kicked off on January 3rd, and we're excited to share information on ACS CAN Massachusetts priority issues. ACS CAN Massachusetts worked with legislative champions and partner organizations to file bills before the deadline of January 20th. Click the link above to read more: Here are the
Kate Weissman State Lead Ambassador Kate Weissman is a five-year Stage 2B cervical cancer survivor. She has been a part of ACS CAN, serving as the ACT Lead for Congressional District 7, since October 2018. She is dedicated to educating people about cervical cancer and tackling the issue
A newly released, first of its kind study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows that Massachusetts’ law ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol flavored cigarettes, implemented in June 2020, tremendously decreased menthol and all (menthol and nonflavored) cigarette sales in the state.
BOSTON – Massachusetts Rep. Danielle Gregoire and Massachusetts Sen. John Keenan each received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of their significant contributions to the fight against cancer. Both were recognized for
Join the ACS CAN Massachusetts team for an impactful day at the MA State House in Boston on Wednesday, June 21st! This year, we are going to be transitioning back towards an in-person engagement, bringing new opportunities for Massachusetts’ cancer community. By joining ACS CAN Massachusetts for State Lobby Day...
Biomarker testing helps connect patients with the right treatment at the right time. ACS CAN and partners are working together to make sure more Massachusettsans can benefit from this important testing.
We are working to ensure that Massachusetts cancer patients have access to the right treatment...