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August 6, 2020
New York

The New York State’s Lights of Hope challenge is on! We hope you have your page created and ready to share! Whoever raises the most money August 1 - August 14 will receive an ACS CAN branded item of their choice valued up to $50. Send e-mails, ask your friends,

June 30, 2020
New York

On July 1, 2020 new measues become law that will protect New Yorkers from some strategies of Big Tobacco that attract people to the dangerous addiction.

June 19, 2020
New York

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on cancer patients. From delays with accessing care to the financial burden, it has taken its toll. ACS CAN conducted two surveys to understand the actual impact the pandemic was having on cancer patients and survivors. Here in New York, our advocacy work continues.

June 15, 2020
New York

Access to care and keeping medication affordable is critical for cancer patients. It has been particularly difficult for patients in these challenging times. Insurance companies are making it even more trying with copay accumulator programs. These programs prevent patients from using a copay card or coupon to cover their out

June 12, 2020
New York

Due to the pandemic, the New York State Legislative Session looked a bit different this year. Even though things ran a bit differently, we still had major wins for cancer patients and fighters across New York State. We maintained funding for the Tobacco Control Program, Cancer Services Program and funding

May 27, 2020
New York

A new survey shows that cancer patients are being impacted by COVID-19.

May 17, 2020
New York

On the day before New York State's flavored e-cigerette law takes affect, public health and social justice organizations ask for the sale of all menthol tobacco roducts to also be prohibited.

May 7, 2020
New York

Hundreds of cancer survivors and advocates are participating in a virtual Day at the Capitol to ask lawmakers to preserve funding for lifesaving screenings.

April 29, 2020
New York

ACS CAN joined with 30 other organizations to ask Governor Cuomo to support funding for life saving and health protecting programs in New York State.