Nebraska Cancer Action Center

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Cancer patient and caregiver

Increase Access to Palliative Care in Nebraska

Help improve quality of life for Nebraskans with cancer and other serious illnesses. 

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

State Contacts

Megan Word
Nebraska Government Relations Director
Michael DuPré
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

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