Nebraska Cancer Action Center


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Protect Our Children From Skin Cancer

Ask lawmakers on the Health and Human Services Committee to support legislation that would prohibit all children under

18 from using tanning devices.


Latest Updates

December 17, 2019

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

August 22, 2019

LINCOLN, NE – In partnership with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Gateway Mall is helping to honor and remember those touched by cancer for one of the biggest tribute events in the United States. During the mall’s Open Mic night event on August 29 from 6-9

August 1, 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska falls short when it comes to implementing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence

May 31, 2019

The following statement can be attributed to Nick Faustman, Nebraska government relations director American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “The legislature failed to stand up for Nebraska’s children and against the interests of Big Tobacco. We are deeply disappointed that the legislature did not take the opportunity to raise the

Nebraska Events

February 6, 2020
Lincoln, NE

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's Day at the Capitol event brings together cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates from all across Nebraska who all share the same goal of making fighting cancer a priority. Advocates will get the opportunity to talk with their senator and ask for their support...

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Nebraska Grassroots Manager
Lincoln, NE
Jenna Sheldon
Media Advocacy Manager
Nick Faustman
Nebraska Government Relations Director
Lincoln, NE

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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.