Wisconsin Press Releases
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.
Two important programs, the Wisconsin Well Woman Program and the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, maintained current funding levels. But the Little Cigar Loophole remains open.
Rep. Jeffrey Mursau (R-Crivitz), Rep. Joan Ballweg (R-Markesan) and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) introduced legislation last week to ensure “other tobacco products,” such as cigars and e-cigarettes, are not given preferential treatment over cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.
Sara Sahli, Wisconsin government relations director for ACS CAN, issued a media statement in reaction to Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget released on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.
Alternative Medicaid Financing Proposals Could Jeopardize Cancer Care; Increase States’ Medicaid Costs
States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...
Janesville, Wisc. (Nov.21, 2016)— The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will drop off more than 7,000 petitions at the Janesville office of U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to give voice to the urgent need to pass the 21st Century Cures bill and the Cancer Moonshot.
Madison, Wisc. – (Sept. 28, 2016) – Likely voters in Wisconsin strongly favor increasing federal investments in medical research for cancer, according to a new poll released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
Madison, Wisc. – (Sept. 28, 2016) – Local cancer advocate Kirby Davidson is featured on a billboard as part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s statewide voter education campaign called Cancer Votes, which kicks of today.