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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

March 16, 2017
Wisconsin

ACS CAN Wisconsin advocate, Kay Lock, said it so well in her recent letter to the editor, “I am the parent of a cancer survivor, and my plate is pretty full. I worry about reoccurrence. I worry about his future. I worry about what’s to come for all my children.

March 9, 2017
Wisconsin

For Tiffany Koehler, ACS CAN Wisconsin advocate, Medicaid was her lifeline to lifesaving treatment after being diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She’s not alone. More than a million cancer patients and survivors rely on Medicaid for their care, and the current health care proposal in Congress could put access

March 2, 2017
Wisconsin

ACS CAN Wisconsin advocates, Nikki Payne, David Reilly, and Kari Reilly, recently met with Speaker Paul Ryan David was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 20 years ago on his 29 th birthday. After months of chemotherapy and radiation, he was cancer free. But the treatments that saved his life also severely