The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Tennessee empowers ordinary people from every walk of life to use their stories, voices and passion to advocate for their friends and family members with cancer. And we want you to join us.
Tobacco use is a pediatric epidemic. This year alone in Tennessee, 125,000 kids will become new daily smokers as the tobacco industry spends $283.6 million on marketing and advertising to entice new youth smokers.
On September 18th, 2021 the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be honoring those who have been touched by cancer and remembering those lost, during Lights of Hope Across America Live.
More than 50,000 Lights of Hope will be displayed at homes and communities across the...
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
NASHVILLE, TN – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers’ steadfast commitment. Because of the virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems, cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the state traveled
NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Gov. Bill Lee released his proposed state operating budget, which includes a 2 million dollar increase in tobacco prevention program funding. Emily Ogden, director of government relations in Tennessee for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. “As
NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Gov. Bill Lee signed the Medicaid block grant waiver into law over patient advocacy groups' objections. Emily Ogden, director of government relations in Tennessee for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), made the following statement in reaction. "For months, ACS CAN and