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As Congress considers changes to the Affordable Care Act, it is critically important that lawmakers maintain the patient protections that are so important to cancer patients and survivors, and ensure coverage is truly affordable. 

Latest Updates

June 5, 2017
Alaska

Proposed changes to the health care law in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) could reverse progress in the cancer fight and shift the economic burden for health care coverage to the states. Ahead of scheduled calls between a select group of governors and Senate leadership this week, the American

August 4, 2016
Alaska

Anchorage, AK August 4, 2016 – Alaska is doing well but needs to improve its policies to make pain treatment, including use of pain medications like opioids, available to cancer patients and others with serious illnesses, according to a new report funded by the American Cancer Society

March 21, 2013
Alaska

Keep track of Alaska ACS CAN activitites, stay current on legislative prioritites through our facebook page. Go to: https://www.facebook.com/ACSCANAlaska and friend us today! You can also follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acscanak

State Contacts

Emily Nenon
Alaska Government Relations Director
Heather Aronno
Alaska Grassroots Manager
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.