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A key ingredient to passing important cancer-related legislation is as many constituents as possible making phone calls, writing letters, sending emails in response to ACS CAN action alerts, or making personal visits with legislators.

Latest Updates

April 12, 2021
Nevada

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
Nevada

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
Nevada

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.

September 15, 2020
Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV– Nevadans touched by cancer joined nearly 500 cancer patients and survivors from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district to participate in virtual meetings this week to ask Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the American Cancer

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Brook Carlisle
Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Kimberly Rogers
Grassroots Manager

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