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February 28, 2019
Wisconsin

Today, Gov. Tony Evers released his budget plan, which included funding for tobacco prevention and the state’s Well Woman program for breast and cervical cancer screenings, as well as a tax on e-cigarettes. He also announced his commitment to increasing access to Wisconsin’s Medicaid program. In response, Sara Sahli, Wisconsin government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement:

October 25, 2018
Wisconsin

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
Wisconsin

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
Wisconsin

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
Wisconsin

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 .

September 22, 2017
Wisconsin

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.

June 2, 2017
Wisconsin

Wisconsin volunteer, Kathi Hansen, writes a letter to the Green Bay Press Gazette about critical policy supporting health care and cancer research.

May 12, 2017
Wisconsin

Read the memo here. As the Joint Finance Committee finalizes Wisconsin’s biennial budget, twenty-five organizations urge the committee to preserve the provision in the Assembly GOP tax and transportation package that closes a loophole in current law which allows cigarette-like little cigars to be taxed less than cigarettes.

May 3, 2017
Wisconsin

ACS CAN volunteers David and Kari Reilly shared with us a letter they submitted to the Janesville Gazette newspaper, describing the importance of reliable health insurance for their family. It reads: "Insurance coverage and patient protections are crucial to our family. David was diagnosed with and treated for cancer 20