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October 22, 2019
Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will bring together state-based leaders and decision makers in health care to discuss the future of cancer care and survivorship education.

October 22, 2019
New Hampshire

"Last month I had the honor of representing New Hampshire on Capitol Hill along with nearly 700 other American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers. We gathered in Washington, D.C., to urge lawmakers to make cancer a national priority" Read more here.

October 22, 2019
National

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of ACS CAN volunteers, our bill in the U.S. House to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and survivors has reached a critical number of cosponsors on the legislation. Earlier this year, ACS CAN challenged their volunteers to help the bill

October 21, 2019
Maryland

Maryland’s American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual policy forum will bring together state leaders in government, medicine and advocacy to discuss the toll of tobacco use including electronic smoking devices in Maryland.

October 18, 2019
New Hampshire

"The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is the leading cancer advocacy organization in New Hampshire. That means we work with state and federal lawmakers to make sure all cancer patients have access to treatment, researchers have funding to find cancer cures, kids are protected from Big Tobacco and cancer

October 18, 2019
Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa.—The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on the Pennsylvania Legislature to pass legislation that would prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by youth under the age of 18. Senate Bill 909, introduced yesterday evening by Sen. Pat Browne (R-16), protects Pennsylvania’s children from

October 17, 2019
Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Today, longtime health advocate Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) died at the age of 68. The following statement can be attributed to John Hoctor, managing director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN): “We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing

October 16, 2019
National

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing on legislation that would prohibit the sale of nearly all flavored tobacco products, including mint and menthol products, and raise the minimum age of sale of tobacco products to 21. The Reversing the Youth

October 15, 2019
Texas

Texas State Sen. Jane Nelson received the Advocacy in Action in recognition of her dedication to ensuring continued investment in the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.