The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is a grassroots member organization that gives cancer advocates, survivors, and caregivers the opportunity to shape legislative agendas to ensure that they include important cancer issues.
Oklahoma ACS CAN will be hosting its annual Oklahoma Cancer Policy Conference as a live, online multi-media event to educate patients, providers, members of Congress, legislators and the public about polices that produce better health outcomes.
Cancer patients and survivors continue to experience potentially serious health care delays during the pandemic, and tomorrow leadership across Oklahoma will shine a light on the disparities affecting Native Americans’ cancer outcomes.
Voting for president and federal and state lawmakers weren’t the only important decisions that voters made yesterday. Public health advocates also scored big victories in ballot initiatives in Oklahoma and Oregon. Thanks to the great work of ACS CAN volunteers and staff, Oklahomans voted to protect funding for a program
Today, the No on 814 – Campaign for a Healthier Oklahoma announced its coalition that asks voters to say “no” to State Question 814 on Nov. 3 and protect the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) from sweeping changes that would funnel tens of millions of dollars away from critical programs that have helped 2.4 million Oklahomans.