Nebraska Cancer Action Center


Action Center

2021 ACS CAN Nebraska Cancer Research Forum Registration

All those wishing to attend must register prior to the October 27 event. 

Latest Updates

September 17, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. – Hundreds of lit bags decorated with the names of those who’ve fought cancer were displayed Friday evening at the Nebraska State Capitol to send a powerful message of hope and to remind Nebraska and national lawmakers on the importance of ensuring the fight against cancer remains a

March 17, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. – Due to the COVID-19 virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems, cancer patients, survivors and advocates met virtually with their senators as part of Nebraska Cancer Action Day to make fighting the disease a legislative priority. The annual event organized by the American

September 13, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district 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

July 23, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. — Elements of LB632 would block communities from passing their own laws and could hurt the health and well-being of our families, friends and neighbors, warns the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). State laws historically set minimum health, safety, workplace and social standards. Cities and

Nebraska Events

October 27, 2021CST

The ACS CAN Nebraska Cancer Research Forum is a premiere event that brings together leaders from the business, education, medical, government and research communities to advance the work of ACS CAN. The event not only unites those in Nebraska who are fighting to end cancer, it serves to support ACS...

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Nebraska Grassroots Manager
Lincoln, NE
Megan Word
Nebraska Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Pérez
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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