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Latest Updates

November 30, 2020

LANSING, MI – A statement from Andrew Schepers, government relations director in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on the passing of former Sen. Tom Casperson from complications with lung cancer. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of former Sen. Tom Casperson from

November 19, 2020

LANSING, MI – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is marking the American Cancer Society’s 45th annual Great American Smokeout happening today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, residents with lower incomes, LGBTQ+ communities and communities of color by passing strong tobacco control

September 15, 2020

LANSING, MI. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states 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 pandemic, the American Cancer Society

July 22, 2020

LANSING, MI – This statement can be attributed to CJ Heisler, caregiver to his dad and volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “As a cancer caregiver to my dad who is currently battling cancer for a second time while also going back and forth

Michigan Events

February 5, 2021EST

2021 ACS CAN North Central Lawmaker Orientation The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network invites you to join us for an opportunity to learn more about our organization and learning more about our priorities. Volunteers from around the Midwest along with staff from those states provide in-depth information on...

State Contacts

Andrew Schepers
Michigan Government Relations Director
East Lansing
Ashley Wakefield
Michigan Grassroots Manager
East Lansing
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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