Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

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September 12, 2017

NCAA Basketball Coaches Share Cancer Stories on Capitol Hill

Coaches John Gallagher from the University of Hartford,  Jeff Jones from Old Dominion University,  Jack Murphy from Northern Arizona University, and  Josh Pastner from Georgia Tech University joined ACS CAN volunteers on Capitol Hill to urge Congress to make the fight against cancer a priority. 

September 8, 2017

Hundreds of Cancer Advocates Make Their Voices Heard in DC

Throughout the year, ACS CAN and its volunteers work to impact the cancer burden by making sure lawmakers are aware of the issues that matter to them at all levels of government. September marks one of the most powerful and exciting times of the year as we gather hundreds of our advocates in the nation’s capital as part of our annual Leadership Summit and Lobby Day.

September 1, 2017

Cancer Communities Across the Country Rally for Research

Advancements in cancer research are saving more lives than ever. That’s why increasing federal funding for cancer research is one of our top priorities. Without consistent increases in federal research funding, new treatments and tests may not reach cancer patients who need them the most, like Erin Burns from Minnesota.