Chris Hansen, ACS CAN President

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November 3, 2017

Conquering Cervical Cancer Worldwide

November 3, 2017

We can end deaths from cervical cancer. It’s a simple, but perhaps unknown fact that cervical cancer can be prevented and treated successfully at a very low cost. Yet, an estimated 528,000 women develop cervical cancer globally each year, and nearly 266,000 women die from the disease. Where you live should not determine if you live. As part of our global campaign, we’ve created a visual concept featuring a young girl, Grace.

October 29, 2017

Nevada’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Program Finally Funded by State

October 29, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month a time when cancer advocates work to increase awareness of the disease, and highlight successes and opportunities in the breast cancer community. With that in mind, I’d like to highlight our advocacy work in Nevada, which recently resulted in a huge win.

October 17, 2017

Guest Post: Closing the Colorectal Cancer Screening Loophole

October 17, 2017

I'm delighted that NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse Jr has agreed to share his personal cancer story on my blog. He is a very talented and inspirational individual, who can help make a difference in our battle against a lethal disease. In so doing, he can highlight the importance of cancer awareness.

September 27, 2017

Guest Post: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 27, 2017

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Missouri Deputy ACT Lead Allison Johnson shares her experience as a childhood cancer survivor and advocate for the childhood cancer community in a guest blog.   

September 12, 2017

NCAA Basketball Coaches Share Cancer Stories on Capitol Hill

September 12, 2017

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.