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ACS CAN Wisconsin Virtual Forum: Access to Care During Critical Times

During this virtual event, we will explore access, affordability and community driven solutions for cancer care during COVID 19 and lessons we have learned.

Latest Updates

September 11, 2020
Wisconsin

Madison, WI – Approximately 500 lit bags decorated with the names of those who’ve fought cancer were displayed today at the Wisconsin State Capitol to send a powerful message of hope. As a result of the pandemic, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers did not gather

July 2, 2020
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (July 5, 2020) – Celebrating ten years since Wisconsin’s Clean Indoor Air law went into effect on July 5 th , 2010, public health advocates say the Legislature needs to include e-cigarettes in the law, statewide. E-cigarettes produce an aerosol that can contain potentially harmful substances including: nicotine;

November 21, 2019
Wisconsin

MADISON, WI – Cancer patients and survivors marked the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 44th annual Great American Smokeout today by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Wisconsin residents by passing strong tobacco control legislation. Only by tackling tobacco use through a comprehensive approach can we effectively overcome the country’s tobacco use epidemic and prevent the more than 480,000 deaths each year caused by smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. The advocacy affiliate of ACS, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), supports evidence-based strategies proven to reduce tobacco use including comprehensive smoke-free laws, regular and significant tobacco excise tax increases and adequately funding evidence-based tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

September 25, 2019
Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI – September 25, 2019 – Milwaukee attorney Philip R. O’Brien has been named to the national Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society (ACS). As a member of the Board, O’Brien will provide

Wisconsin Events

October 22, 2020

Join us on Thursday, October 22 for our ACS CAN Wisconsin Virtual Forum: Access to Care During Critical Times . During this virtual event, we will explore access, affordability and community driven solutions for cancer care during COVID 19 and lessons we have learned. This discussion will include key...

State Contacts

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

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