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June 29, 2020
South Carolina

Improving access to at-home cancer treatment could be a win-win amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And we must bring this about: right now accessing cancer treatment is a terrifying prospect for cancer patients like me who are in a higher risk group of contracting COVID-19. When the pandemic began my oncologist

June 29, 2020
National

Today the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on a legislative package containing provisions aimed at improving access to affordable health care, including for those with serious pre-existing conditions like cancer.

June 29, 2020
Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – June 29, 2020 – Senate Bill 2596 has moved quickly through the Legislature in an effort to regulate e-cigarettes. The below is a statement from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Mississippi Government Relations Director Kimberly Hughes in reaction. “While we appreciate the Mississippi Legislature’s

June 26, 2020
Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – June 26, 2020 – SB 375, a bill enacting harsh penalties on youth and taxing e-cigarettes too low to reduce youth use, has moved quickly and passed through the Georgia General Assembly. The below is a statement on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

June 24, 2020
Michigan

LANSING, MI – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the steadfast commitment of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers. The virus and the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action Day, so

June 24, 2020
Illinois

CHICAGO, Ill. – Public health advocates applaud efforts by Ald. Matt O’Shea and Ald. Roderick Sawyer to protect Chicago kids from flavored tobacco and a lifetime of addiction. Ald. O’Shea, Ald. Sawyer and 19 additional co-sponsors introduced an ordinance that will end the sale of all flavored tobacco products

June 24, 2020

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) submitted comments this week to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urging the agency to reject Oklahoma’s SoonerCare 2.0 Healthy Adult Opportunity Section 1115 waiver application.

June 22, 2020
Hawaii

Check out the June 2020 Hawaii-Pacific Newsletter This month's newsletter highlights CANdor Blog, State & Federal Update, COVID-19 Second Survey Results, Lights of Hope Across America, Volunteer Spotlight, Healthy Cooking Demo and More

June 22, 2020
Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – This statement can be attributed to Bryan Hannon, director of government relations in Ohio for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). “As an organization dedicated to saving lives, ACS CAN wants to thank Rep. Gayle Manning and Rep. Stephanie Howse for co-sponsoring House Bill