Press Room



July 16, 2018

ACS CAN Letter: Drug Pricing Policy Should Prioritize Patient Affordability

Today the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding proposals to reduce prescription drug costs outlined in the administration’s Request for Information (RFI) regarding its Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs (blueprint).

July 16, 2018

We are disappointed the Round Rock City Council voted last Thursday to preserve a smoking exemption for certain businesses, continuing to expose workers and patrons to deadly secondhand smoke.

July 12, 2018

HARRISBURG, PA – July 3, 2018 – The FY 2019 Pennsylvania State budget, just passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Wolf, contains an amendment that prohibits Philadelphia from enacting additional regulations on tobacco sales.

Media Contacts

Alissa Crispino
Vice President, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Allison Miller
Director, Media Advocacy
Washington, DC
Mike VanDenHeuvel
Senior Media Advocacy Manager
Washington, DC

Media Campaigns

ACS CAN launched a media campaign in June 2017 to encourage lawmakers to develop policies that foster a strong health insurance market, providing affordable and comprehensive coverage options for those with serious illnesses like cancer.