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January 17, 2023
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – January 17, 2023 – A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) showed an overwhelming majority of voters (82%) expect the General Assembly to “get the job done”. “More notable than North Carolinians’ strong support on the issue is their demand

January 5, 2023
New Hampshire

CONCORD – To mark the kickoff of New Hampshire’s 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Granite Staters. “In 2023, an estimated 8,080 Granite Staters will be diagnosed with cancer. We

January 4, 2023
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – “As lawmakers dive into the 2023 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize passing legislation to ease the burden of cancer on Wisconsinites. “The legislature should act to support policies to preserve funding and access to BadgerCare for

December 20, 2022
National

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Early this morning Congress released a proposed FY 2023 funding deal that includes an increase of $2.5 billion for biomedical research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), $408 million more for cancer research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and provides a funding boost to cancer

December 12, 2022
North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – December 12, 2022 – A new series of TV and digital advertisements paid for by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) launched today highlights the collaborative nature of some of North Carolina’s greatest successes that has established the state as a leader on

November 9, 2022
California, South Dakota

Voters in South Dakota and California made it clear on Tuesday that public health is a priority in their states.

November 8, 2022
South Dakota

On Tuesday, voters responded “yes” to Amendment D, which asked if the state constitution should be amended to expand Medicaid coverage to adults with lower incomes. South Dakotans approval of Amendment D will improve health outcomes and reduce cancer disparities for 42,500 South Dakotans who will gain access to health

October 27, 2022
Wisconsin

This opinion originally ran in Wausau Pilot & Review. By Philip R. O’Brien, national member of the ACS CAN Board of Directors In the Badger State, we have a proud tradition of taking care of each other when our friends and neighbors are struggling. It’s the Wisconsin

October 11, 2022
Georgia

A recent poll by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) shows strong support among Georgia registered voters for increasing and protecting access to affordable health coverage, including 70% in favor of Medicaid expansion.