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In 2023, we’re continuing to make our cancer-fighting voices heard in Washington State, and we get to gather in person this year! Join us Monday, March 6th!

Latest Updates

January 9, 2023
Washington

OLYMPIA, WA. – As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges state lawmakers to prioritize legislation that ensures biomarker testing is appropriately covered by more insurance plans, including Apple Health, which will ease the burden of cancer on Washington residents.

July 22, 2022
Washington

Vancouver, Wash. — Representative Paul Harris (R-Vancouver) received the Legislator of the Year Award from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer in Washington state, including his leadership this past session on tobacco control efforts. During

June 1, 2020
Washington

TACOMA—June 1, 2020— Cancer patients and survivors are finding it increasingly challenging to get necessary health care as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Many are experiencing financial stress and mental health issues as they try to navigate the difficult health and economic environment. An American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS

April 17, 2020
Washington

TACOMA, Wash.—Cancer patients and those who’ve recently completed treatment are finding it challenging to get necessary health care amid the COVID-19 pandemic and many are experiencing financial stress trying to afford care in an increasingly difficult economic environment. Tacoma resident Gail Lund, a 21-year breast cancer survivor and the state

Washington Events

March 6, 2023PST
Olympia, WA, WA

In 2023, we’re continuing to make our cancer-fighting voices heard in Washington State, and we get to gather in person this year! Join us Monday, March 6th!

State Contacts

Matt Helder
Government Relations Director
Noe Streetman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Audrey Miller Garcia
Regional Senior Manager - Grassroots Organizing - Washington

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