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May 4, 2021
Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The unpredictable and dynamic nature of COVID-19 is no match for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) volunteers’ steadfast commitment. When the elevated risk for those with compromised immune systems became a roadblock for the annual Cancer Action Day, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers

May 3, 2021
New York

ACS CAN has launched a NYC Week of Action. It was kicked off by delivering letters to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson askng for support for tobacco control programs as well as well as early detection and prevention.

May 3, 2021
New York

ACS CAN has kicked off NYC Week of Action by delivering letters to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson asking for support for tobacco control as well as early detection and preveention.

April 30, 2021
North Dakota

BISMARCK—The North Dakota Legislature adjourned last night and passed its 2021-2023 biennium budget, which includes funding for critical cancer screening programs and tobacco prevention and cessation efforts. They also reauthorized Medicaid expansion funding for another two years. Kendra Krueger of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in

April 29, 2021
Michigan

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

April 29, 2021
Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Gov. Daniel McKee will sign into law The Maryellen Goodwin Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, which ensures Rhode Islanders can access affordable preventative colorectal cancer screening beginning at age 45. It does this by eliminating cost-sharing for all preventative colorectal cancer screening tests for people 45

April 29, 2021
Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Tonight, the Missouri Senate voted out the 2022 fiscal year operating budget. The budget proposal does not include specific funding to provide health insurance coverage for the expansion of MO Healthnet, Missouri’s Medicaid program. Emily Kalmer, director of government relations in Missouri for the American Cancer

April 29, 2021
Arkansas

Gov. Hutchinson has signed bill into law to to help Arkansans afford treatments for cancer and other diseases.

April 28, 2021
National

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is urging President Biden and Congress to work together to prioritize access to affordable health care in any forthcoming infrastructure legislation