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Cancer Talks: How Do We Get the Latest Cancer Research from the Lab to the Patient

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host its annual St. Louis policy event on September 24th. This event will bring together key leaders and decision makers in government, research and academia to discuss emerging oncology and health care policy issues that affect the physical and economic health of Americans.

Latest Updates

October 11, 2019

Gov. Parson Proclaims October 13, 2019 “Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day” in Missouri ST. LOUIS, Mo. – October 11, 2019 – When she was 34, Rebecca Schutz of O’Fallon had just given birth to her third child when she discovered a lump in her breast. Unfortunately, her worst fears

August 19, 2019
Kansas, Missouri

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host We CAN Make an Impact on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The community forum will feature leaders in business, research and patient advocacy discussing the unique challenges of accessing cancer clinical trials in Kansas and Missouri.

August 1, 2019

Missouri continues to fall short when it comes to passing legislation that prevents and reduces suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, Missouri is one of the bottom states for tobacco prevention and cessation funding.

May 10, 2019

Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe recently recognized Springfield resident Jerry Neville for his volunteer work with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Neville received the Senior Service Award at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on Monday, May 6.

State Contacts

Tim Freeman
Grassroots Manager
Jefferson City
Emily Kalmer
Government Relations Director
St. Louis
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Director, Media Advocacy

Share Your Story

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.