Updates matching "Tennessee"

October 19, 2018
Minnesota, National, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee

We’re getting them on the record. In some of the nation’s most hotly contested races for Congress and governor, ACS CAN volunteers are getting candidates to answer specific questions about top cancer issues. From advocating for more cancer research to supporting improved access to quality, affordable health care, our candidate

October 5, 2018

Nashville, Tenn. – (Oct. 5, 2018) – American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates for Tennessee’s United States Senate seat stand on three important federal policy issues that affect cancer prevention and treatment. “We want voters to

August 9, 2018

Nashville, TN – August 9, 2019 – Tennessee is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer

August 1, 2018

Knoxville, TN — August 1, 2018 — Today, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville joined universities across the state in going smoke-free. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the university for taking this important step to protect its staff, students and visitors from the dangers of secondhand

June 28, 2018

Nashville, TN — June 28, 2018 — Emily Ogden, who has had a long and successful career around the state legislature, joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) this month as the Tennessee government relations director. Ogden has worked for over a decade on all sides

April 24, 2018

Nashville, TN–April 24, 2018– The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the Tennessee legislature for improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families through palliative care. ACS CAN is proud to have led the effort to pass this legislation in Tennessee. Through their firsthand

November 30, 2017

With the fate of thousands of cancer patients at stake, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), Americans for Tax Fairness, Healthcare Alliance and Forward Tennessee united today at the American Cancer Society’s Knoxville office to urge lawmakers to vote no on health care repeal in the tax

November 14, 2017

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network hosted its annual policy forum today at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville featuring national and local experts who discussed policy initiatives that can help reduce cancer risk and improve cancer outcomes for Tennesseans by encouraging healthy eating and active living.

September 20, 2017

ACS CAN sent a letter to Gov. Bill Haslam urging him to oppose the proposed Graham-Cassidy legislation because it completely fails to protect cancer patients and millions of other Americans who would lose their coverage and access to affordable health care.