Updates matching "Prevention and Cessation"

July 13, 2020

Washington, D.C.—Today the House Appropriations Committee will vote on a proposed FY 2021 spending bill that includes a $5.5 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—half of which is emergency funding and the remainder of which will be divided among the various institutes, including a nearly $470

June 22, 2020

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

May 15, 2020

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

May 4, 2020

Thank you for participating in the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) virtual Cancer Action Day on May 14. We know our day looks different, but together we are making a difference for cancer patients and survivors with you during our virtual day. Typically, you would receive a

April 23, 2020

Victory in the fight against cancer requires bold new public policies that promote cancer prevention, early detection of cancer, and expand access to quality, affordable health care. Lawmakers make many decisions that impact the lives of Mainers touched by cancer and their leadership is vital to defeating this disease. In

April 23, 2020

Cancer Patients and Survivors from Around the State to Hold Virtual Cancer Action Week St. Paul, Minn. – April 23, 2020 – State legislators will hear from cancer patients, survivors and advocates next week during the ACS CAN MN Week of Action . This gathering organized by the American Cancer

March 16, 2020

Frankfort, KY – This Wednesday, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recognizes the 25th anniversary of Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, formerly known as Kick Butts Day, by calling on Kentucky lawmakers to reduce the toll of tobacco in the Commonwealth. Despite having the highest

March 6, 2020
West Virginia

Charleston, W. Va.–The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is encouraged to see the West Virginia legislature passing legislation to reduce the toll of tobacco in the state, but the legislature missed a big opportunity by cutting the funding that was originally included that would have boosted programs

March 5, 2020

Washington, D.C., —Advocates, experts, and patients will gather for a briefing on Capitol Hill today to highlight progress made for patients since the passage of the Affordable Care Act. The law, passed 10 years ago March 23, has expanded access to health coverage to millions of Americans and put in