Nevada Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

May 3, 2021

LAS VEGAS—Cancer patients, survivors and advocates from across Nevada will meet virtually this week with Nevada lawmakers during the state’s Cancer Action Week, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). During online meetings, phone calls and emails, the group will urge their legislators to support policies

April 12, 2021

LAS VEGAS – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is asking cancer patients and recent survivors to enroll in its latest Survivor Views survey project. The project is dedicated to ensuring cancer patients and survivors’ experiences are used to inform cancer-related policymaking. The survey project, which

February 4, 2021

Today is World Cancer Day and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network urges the legislature to protect funding for breast and cervical cancer screening and tobacco control efforts. ACS CAN is deeply concerned that the state’s proposed budget slashes approximately $2.5 million from Nevada’s already underfunded tobacco prevention program that was being used to address the youth e-cigarette epidemic.

September 30, 2020

On September 30, the Park MGM reopened as a smoke-free establishment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the first time a casino will be smoke-free on the Strip. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) applauds the casino’s decision to protect the health of workers and patrons.

Nevada Events

April 12, 2023PST
Carson City, NV

In 2023, we’re continuing to make our cancer-fighting voices heard in Nevada, and we get to gather in person this year! Join us Wednesday, April 12, 2023! This year our focus will be focused on new groundbreaking issues, coverage for biomarker testing for cancer patients. This legislative priority will contribute...

State Contacts

Randy Johnson
Government Relations Director
Alex Wiles
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Las Vegas
Latoschka Nether
Nevada Grassroots Manager

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