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MI: Advocate Pledge 2021

I pledge to take action in 2021 to help save more lives from cancer.

  • I want to join the fight to save more lives from cancer.
  • Even throughout the coronavirus pandemic, cancer hasn't stopped. This year in Michigan, it is estimated that over 61,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed

Latest Updates

February 24, 2021
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Today, House Republicans held a press conference to announce the Michigan House Healthcare Reform Plan. Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “As an organization dedicated to reducing suffering and

February 4, 2021
Michigan

LANSING, MI - World Cancer Day is this Thursday, which makes this the perfect time to thank Rep. Daire Rendon for introducing oral chemo fairness legislation and to ask the legislature to act quickly to pass this legislation. It has never been more critical for people to be able

January 11, 2021
Michigan

LANSING, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session. Michigan has a long way to go regarding tobacco control policy and access to care

November 30, 2020
Michigan

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

Michigan Events

April 26, 2021EST

Happening April 26th - 30th Cancer advocates from around the state will be meeting virtually to advance the fight against cancer. Registration is now open.

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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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.