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October 11, 2018
New Hampshire

At the end of September, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district gathered in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates urged Congress to take steps

October 11, 2018
Maryland

Want to use your voice to fight back against cancer? ACS CAN is coming to an area near you! We want to share some great information with you on more ways you can get involved in activities being held throughout the year. Please attend one of our ACS CAN “Meet

October 11, 2018
North Dakota

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) released a voter guide that details where the two major candidates for North Dakota’s United States Senate seat stand on three important federal policy issues that affect cancer prevention and treatment.

October 10, 2018
National

Today the U.S. Senate rejected a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that would have prevented the extension and expansion of short-term limited duration health insurance plans (STLD) as allowed under a new rule from the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury.

October 9, 2018
District Of Columbia

While Epidemic Rages, Opioids Remain Key Component in Treating Cancer Pain ACS CAN Director of State and Local Campaigns David Woodmansee Quoted in the Baltimore Sun. Cancer patients and survivors, said David Woodmansee, directors of state and local campaigns for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

October 9, 2018
Maryland

While Epidemic Rages, Opioids Remain Key Component in Treating Cancer Pain ACS CAN Director of State and Local Campaigns David Woodmansee Quoted in the Baltimore Sun. Cancer patients and survivors, said David Woodmansee, directors of state and local campaigns for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

October 9, 2018
North Carolina

Nearly 150 people attended the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s ninth annual Cancer Research Breakfast at the North Carolina Museum of History. The event provided a forum for leaders to discuss current barriers to therapeutic clinical trials and the efforts needed to overcome them.

October 8, 2018
National

Patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious health conditions filed an amicus curiae today in the U.S. District Court case, Association for Community Affiliated Plans v. United States Department of Treasury , explaining the devastating impact patients could face under the final rule implementing changes to short-term, limited duration (STLD) insurance plans.

October 8, 2018
Connecticut

HAMDEN – For the fifth consecutive year, Hamden’s David “Coach” Koch has ranked among the top ten in the country in fundraising through the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) “Lights of Hope” program. The annual “Lights of Hope” ceremony features more than 25,000 lighted bags which are