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March 17, 2021
Nebraska

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
Nebraska

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
Nebraska

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

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

August 22, 2019
Nebraska

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
Nebraska

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