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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

November 15, 2017
Alaska

The American Cancer Society’s (Society) annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 16 marks the 10th anniversary of Anchorage’s comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. The Smoke-free Alaska Workplaces coalition urges state lawmakers to take the next step and pass a statewide smoke-free workplace law in 2018.

November 15, 2017
Alaska

The American Cancer Society’s (Society) annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 16 marks the 10th anniversary of Anchorage’s comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. The Smoke-free Alaska Workplaces coalition urges state lawmakers to take the next step and pass a statewide smoke-free workplace law in 2018.

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

Alaska Events

February 19, 2018
Juneau, AK

Our advocacy team is getting ready for ACS CAN’s annual Day at the Capitol event in Juneau, and we have a question for you: Are you ready to come fight cancer with us? 2018 ACS CAN Day at the Capitol February 19-20, 2018 State Capitol - Juneau,...

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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