Nevada Cancer Action Center


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Nevada CAD 2023

Nevada Cancer Action Day Registration

Join us for Nevada's 2023 Cancer Action Day in Carson City at our State Legislature.  This year our focus will be focused on new groundbreaking issues, coverage for biomarker testing for cancer patients.

Latest Updates

March 13, 2023

Nevada Assemblywoman Sarah Peters (D) has introduced Assembly Bill 155 which would expand access to biomarker testing statewide. Testing has become an increasingly important and game-changing part of cancer care in recent years due to its significant impact in improving survivorship and quality of life. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is urging members of the Committee on Health and Human Services to vote ‘yes’ to this legislation.

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.

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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