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WI: Ask Governor Evers to make cancer a budget priority

From tobacco prevention to breast and cervical cancer screenings, our cancer priorities would help Wisconsinites prevent, detect, treat, and survive this dreaded disease.

Latest Updates

October 25, 2018

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network will host a Cancer Research Breakfast for community members about important research taking place in Wisconsin on Thursday, Nov. 1. The forum will feature cancer researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

August 9, 2018

MADISON, Wis. – Aug. 9, 2018 – Wisconsin falls short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to improve cancer patients’ quality of life, according to the latest edition of “How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and

May 8, 2018

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network recently recognized State Rep. Dale Kooyenga with its Wisconsin Distinguished Advocacy Award for his significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

April 25, 2018

ACS CAN Wisconsin Volunteer, Linda DeGarmo, recently went to Washington D.C. to ask Congress to pass the STAR Act. Linda is a resident of Chaseburg, Wisconsin and was featured in the La Crosse Tribune .

Wisconsin Events

April 25, 2019
Madison, WI

Join us for 2019 ACS CAN Wisconsin Day at the Capitol where we’ll ask the Wisconsin legislature to create a palliative care advisory council to address the needs of cancer patients and survivors including: • Less pain during treatment [and after treatment has ended] • Coordinated care among their team...

State Contacts

Greta Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Tracy Lytwyn
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy

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