Wisconsin Cancer Action Center


Action Center

ACS CAN Wisconsin 2022 Research & Innovation Forum

This will be an in-person event with complimentary breakfast served at the Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee. If you have questions about this event, please contact Sara Sahli at [email protected]

Latest Updates

October 5, 2022

MADISON, Wis . A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows 8 in 10 registered voters (80%) in Wisconsin say a candidate’s position on health care is important to them when deciding who to vote for, including 40% who say a candidate’s position is

September 20, 2022

Linda DeGarmo was named the State Lead Ambassador (SLA) of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her dedicated volunteer and advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is presented to a lead ACS CAN volunteer who has demonstrated

April 15, 2022

Governor Tony Evers vetoed two bills that would have tightened access to health care coverage for limited-income Wisconsinites. Senate Bill 905/Assembly Bill 934 aimed to require Medicaid enrollees to prove eligibility and re-apply every six months. Senate Bill 912/Assembly Bill 936 would have added new work rules to the program,

March 9, 2022

The 2021-22 Wisconsin legislative session ended this week. This session was marked by important wins for cancer prevention and early detection, as well as battles against unwarranted efforts to create barriers to accessing care.

Wisconsin Events

November 2, 2022
Milwaukee, WI

Consider the Patient Journey – A Discussion About Progress and Barriers to Cancer Prevention, Treatment, Care & Survivorship in Wisconsin Please join us on Wednesday, November 2 nd at the Iron Horse Hotel for a complimentary breakfast and conversation about the remarkable progress we have made, and the obstacles...

State Contacts

Emily Hall
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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