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Countless low-income Tennesseans are covered by TennCare (Tennessee’s Medicaid program) including cancer patients, children, pregnant women, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.

Latest Updates

October 27, 2021

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Government Relations Director Emily Ogden NASHVILLE, TN – “The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) right to make decisions in the best interest of their employees, the cancer patients they serve and the right of cancer patients who have compromised

September 27, 2021

KNOXVILLE, TN – Michael Holtz was awarded the Volunteer Award for Excellence in Advocacy by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his efforts to help make cancer a national priority. "Michael is widely regarded by his ACS CAN peers as an extremely effective and

July 16, 2021

NASHVILLE, TN — The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network believe it is critical that Tennessee parents and families continue to receive scientific-based information about the HPV vaccine that is still widely available throughout Tennessee. Tennessee has one of the lowest rates of HPV vaccinations

March 30, 2021

NASHVILLE, TN – March 30, 2021 –Health advocacy organizations in Tennessee committed to protecting kids from the harmful effects of tobacco products and nicotine addiction call on the legislature to vote no on Senate Bill 1047 and House Bill 705. The below statement is on behalf of the American Cancer

State Contacts

Emily Ogden
Tennessee Government Relations Director
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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