Share

All Updates

September 10, 2019
District Of Columbia

More than 40,000 #LightsofHope , each one in honor or memory of a mom, a brother, a grandma, a friend, a co-worker or so many of your loved ones. We lit up the Lincoln Memorial with the names of so many people touched by cancer this week, and

September 10, 2019
National

New initiative launches on heels of 33 states investigating more than 450 cases of lung illnesses associated with vaping, many of which involve teens and young adults New York City, New York —In response to alarming levels of e-cigarette use among youth in the United States—including a 78 percent

September 9, 2019
National

More than 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will be on Capitol Hill this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority

September 9, 2019
Illinois

Springfield, IL – A team of advocates and staff in Illinois was recognized by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for their dedication and exceptional work in cancer advocacy. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the State Advocacy Team of the Year

September 9, 2019
Tennessee

Knoxville, TN – Michael Holtz was named the State Lead Ambassador (SLA) of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for his dedicated volunteer and advocacy efforts to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is presented to a lead ACS CAN volunteer

September 9, 2019
California

Washington, D.C. – Lynda Barbour was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award each year

September 9, 2019
California

Washington, D.C. – Grace Pugh was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district volunteer

September 9, 2019
California

Washington, D.C. – Jim Knox, managing director of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) California, was awarded the Alan Mills Award by ACS CAN for his outstanding dedication to reducing the cancer burden caused by tobacco use in California. The Alan Mills Award recognizes an ACS

September 8, 2019
National

Every year, ACS CAN launches its annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day by honoring the volunteers and staff for their incredible achievements. This group of high-performing advocates played a critical role in our legislative success during the past year. We are so grateful to all of our volunteers and staff