Michigan Cancer Action Center


Action Center

MI Tobacco Prevention Funding

Please Support Those Looking to Quit Tobacco

ACS CAN has been working with the legislature to add an additional $200,000 for tobacco prevention. Thousands of Michiganders would have access to Michigan’s quit line including expecting mothers, children, and those facing other health issues.

Latest Updates

October 1, 2021

LANSING, MI – October 1, 2021 – A statement from Andrew Schepers, government relations director in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) on State Representative Andrea Schroeder's passing. "We are deeply saddened by the passing of State Rep. Andrea Schroeder. On behalf of the American

April 29, 2021

LANSING, MI – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers' steadfast commitment. The virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action Day, so cancer

April 8, 2021

LANSING, MI - April 8, 2021 - American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are pleased to announce a new partnership. The organizations have aligned to provide information about cancer-related legislative actions taking place on the state and federal levels.

March 25, 2021

LANSING, MI – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is thrilled to see the House pass oral chemotherapy fairness legislation today. ACS CAN wants to take this moment to thank Rep. Daire Rendon for supporting and sponsoring this legislation. It has never been more critical for people

State Contacts

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

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