Utah Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

February 4, 2019

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

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

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

June 6, 2017

Proposed changes to the health care law in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) could reverse progress in the cancer fight and shift the economic burden for health care coverage to the states. Ahead of scheduled calls between a select group of governors and Senate leadership this week, the American

Utah Events

February 21, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT

Register today to join fellow volunteer advocates at our 2019 ACS CAN Utah Day at the Capitol! Utah ACS CAN Day at the Capitol Agenda Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:00- 8:20 Breakfast 8:20-8:25 Welcome 8:25-8:35 Overview of ACS CAN 8:35-8:50 Awards Presentation 8:50-9:00 Becoming an Advocate 9:00- 9:15...

State Contacts

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

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