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April 29, 2021
Michigan

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
Michigan

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
Michigan

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

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

November 19, 2020
Michigan

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
Michigan

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