Press Room



April 25, 2017

Cancer Patients and Survivors Traveled to Harrisburg to Urge Legislators to Make Cancer a Priority

Volunteers Met with Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Ask for Support for Strengthening the Clean Indoor Air Act and Maintaining Funding for the HealthyWoman program.

April 25, 2017

The Oklahoma House today approved Senate Bill 765, which prohibits the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the age of 18.

April 24, 2017

Advocates from Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will join 11 other public health organizations on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge lawmakers to help end cervical cancer deaths worldwide by integrating prevention and treatment into existing U.S. global health assistance programs.

April 22, 2017

The Indiana General Assembly concluded its 2017 legislative session with various outcomes for cancer prevention. Bryan Hannon, Indiana government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, released the following statement in response:


Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Jill Courtney
Senior Manager, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN launched a media campaign in June 2016 to increase pressure on Congress to boost federal funding for cancer research in connection to the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative. The campaign illustrates the historical opportunity Congress has to significantly advance progress in the fight against cancer.