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Updates matching "Access to Health Care"

October 20, 2021
National

As lawmakers deliberate which health care priorities to include in the budget reconciliation package, ACS CAN is strongly urging Congress and the Administration to once and for all permanently close the Medicaid coverage gap and provide access to quality, affordable coverage to millions of Americans.

October 19, 2021
Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—A new poll released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), AARP, the American Heart Association and American Lung Association shows the majority of Wyoming voters support efforts to increase access to health care by expanding Medicaid. Wyoming is one of 12 states that has

October 14, 2021
National

We don’t have to tell you how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world; every one of you felt this in a deeply personal way. What you might not know is that a recent nationwide survey of cancer patients and those who recently underwent cancer treatment revealed that nearly 1 in

September 29, 2021
Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Rep. Mary Flowers received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer and leadership on the successful passage of first-in-the-nation

September 29, 2021
Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Congressman Rodney Davis received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of his significant contributions to the fight against cancer and leadership on the successful passage of the Removing

September 29, 2021
Idaho

BOISE – Idaho cancer advocates from Lewiston to Boise held virtual meetings with their members of Congress this week for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day to make the fight against cancer a national priority. The group joined nearly 700 other

September 28, 2021
National

Nearly 700 cancer advocates, including patients, survivors and their loved ones, from all 50 states and territories and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority

September 27, 2021
Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Shana Crews was awarded the Government Relations Professional of the Year Award by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in recognition of her efforts to help make cancer a national priority. “When it comes to advancing public policies that reduce the burden of cancer,

September 27, 2021
Wisconsin

Madison, Wis. – Hundreds of lit bags decorated with the names of those who’ve fought cancer spelled out the words ‘hope’ and ‘cure’ Monday evening on the Wisconsin State Capitol’s steps. The display served as a touching yet powerful reminder to Wisconsin and national lawmakers on the importance of ensuring