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October 23, 2019
Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the nation. This year roughly 1,300 Utah adults will die from smoking and 800 kids under age 18 will become new daily smokers. Additionally, $542 million in annual health care costs in Utah can be attributed to

August 1, 2019
Utah

Salt Lake City – Utah falls short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to fight cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A

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

June 6, 2017
Utah

ACS CAN Urges Governor Herbert to Voice Concerns About Impact of AHCA on State Cancer Burden Ahead of Discussions with Senate Leadership

January 4, 2017
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States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

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Annalee Foster Annalee Foster has been a volunteer with ACS CAN since 2013 and with ACS since 2009. Annalee prides herself on the work she has done since beginning this journey. In addition to fighting to end cancer, Annalee lives in Vernal and is a radio DJ and an