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February 21, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY—Feb. 21, 2019—Cancer patients, survivors, and high school and college students from across Utah traveled to the state Capitol on Thursday, February 21 for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s annual Cancer Action Day at the Capitol. The group will urge lawmakers to protect Utah kids from

February 4, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY—Today, the Utah Senate passed Senate Bill 96 that reverses the will of Utah voters and will undermine effective cancer prevention and treatment in the state. Utah voters passed Proposition 3 last November to increase access to Medicaid for 150,000 low-income residents earning less than $16,700 a year

November 5, 2018
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Nov. 5, 2018 – Nearly 11,000 Utahns will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Cancer remains a critical health problem and almost everyone is at risk for developing cancer, but the burden of cancer is not equal. Many of the disparities in cancer result from lack

August 9, 2018
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—Utah falls short in implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The annual report “How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative

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Jen Tischler
Utah Grassroots Manager
Brook Carlisle
Utah Government Relations Director
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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