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Ask Nebraska lawmakers to protect kids from the dangers of tanning

Help save lives and reduce skin cancer. Ask your lawmaker to support legislation that restricts all children 18 and under from using indoor tanning devices.

Latest Updates

April 17, 2020
Nebraska

Lincoln, NE—Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. According to the latest survey from Survivor Views ,

February 6, 2020
Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb., – February 6, 2020 – Cancer advocates of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) from across the state traveled to the Nebraska State Capitol today to call on the Legislature to prioritize Nebraskans’ health and make the fight against cancer a top priority. “Our advocates

February 4, 2020
Nebraska

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Volunteers to Call on Legislators to Pass Indoor Tanning Regulations and Include E-cigarettes in the Smoke-Free Air Law Lincoln, Neb., – February 4, 2020 – Cancer advocates of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) from across the state are ready

December 17, 2019
Nebraska

On Monday, December 16, the city of Lincoln took a step against the use e-cigarettes in the city’s public areas. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds city officials for putting their citizens’ health first and updating the city ordinance against smoking in public areas. The revised

Nebraska Events

September 12, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's Lights of Hope event is our signature fundraiser dedicated to honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost. Your Light of HOPE can include your company logo or be personalized with the name of the person you’re honoring as...

September 29, 2020
NE

Visit our website to register and learn more about this year's event.

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Nebraska Grassroots Manager
Lincoln, NE
David Benson
Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
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.