Wisconsin Cancer Action Center


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Wisconsinites Need BadgerCare Expansion

Thousands of Wisconsinites don't have access to affordable health coverage because lamwakers have yet to expand BadgerCare, our state's Medicaid program supporting hard working, low income individuals and families. 

Latest Updates

March 13, 2024

Statement from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Wisconsin Government Relations Director Sara Sahli MADISON, Wis. – “As lawmakers close the 2023/2024 legislative session, their policies on easing the burden of cancer are decidedly mixed for the nearly 40,000 Wisconsinites who

November 14, 2023

Elected officials across the state must preserve our smokefree workplace protections and do more to support residents of Wisconsin who want to quit using tobacco products, say cancer patients, survivors, and advocates who are marking the American Cancer Society’s 48 th annual Great American Smokeout® this Thursday. The Great American Smokeout is a day for people who use tobacco to create a plan to quit.

January 4, 2023

MADISON, Wis. – “As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Wisconsinites. “The legislature should act to support policies to preserve funding and access to BadgerCare for

October 27, 2022

In the Badger State, we have a proud tradition of taking care of each other when our friends and neighbors are struggling. It’s the Wisconsin way. Right now, tens of thousands of Wisconsinites are struggling to afford health care for diseases like cancer.

State Contacts

Emily Hall
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Michael DuPré
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy

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