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August 12, 2022
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes several provisions that will reduce the costs of health care for millions of cancer patients and survivors.

August 10, 2022
National

ACS CAN volunteers sent tens of thousands of messages to members of Congress, posted to social media, and made phone calls--and it made a difference. Thank you for your hard work to make this happen! We applaud Congress for taking this important step to address affordability in Medicare and ACS

August 10, 2022
National

Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, will serve as the National Cancer Institute (NCI)’s new director, a role critical to ensuring ongoing innovation in oncology.

August 9, 2022
Maine

BANGOR – This evening, the city of Bangor will once again vote on a bill that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges City Councilors to prioritize the health of children

August 8, 2022
California

Sacramento, Calif . – A panel of experts in cancer care and equity will participate in a panel discussion on the critical need for research that addresses tangible, impactful solutions for equitable access to high-quality cancer care in California. The free event, hosted by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

August 7, 2022
National

Today the U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes several provisions that will reduce the costs of health care for millions of cancer patients and survivors.

August 5, 2022
Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN — August 8, 2022 — Maddie Bushnell has joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) as the government relations director in Tennessee. In this role, Bushnell will lead ACS CAN’s efforts in the state to advance legislation and public policies to reduce cancer. “Cancer

August 4, 2022
National

July 2022 – A new survey sponsored by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) finds many voters are tired of “just getting by” and worried about inflation and rising costs, including healthcare costs.1 Half of voters say they are putting off medical care or making other sacrifices

August 4, 2022
Ohio

Ending the Sale of Flavored Tobacco is Critical to Protect Youth and Reduce Tobacco Use