Kansas Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Kansas: It's time to support families facing cancer.

In Kansas this year, 14,530 people will be diagnosed with cancer. Let's support them in their fight with legislation to improve their quality of life. 

Latest Updates

March 7, 2017

When asked if they favored increasing tobacco taxes to help balance the budget, 70 percent of respondents said yes – with 46 percent indicating they strongly favor the proposal.

January 30, 2017

A growing majority of Kansas voters support expanding Medicaid, according to a December 2016 statewide survey.

January 11, 2017

In response to Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposals to increase cigarette tax by $1 per pack and raise the tax on other tobacco products from 10 percent to 20 percent, a broad coalition of leading national, state and local health organizations issued a joint statement.

January 4, 2017
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming

States would likely face increased costs and cancer patients and survivors could face delayed preventive, diagnostic and curative care under alternative Medicaid financing models being considered by Congress. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) today sent a letter detailing the organization’s concerns to select governors...

State Contacts

Jordan Rickabaugh
Kansas Grassroots Manager
Hilary Gee
Kansas Government Relations Director
Adrienne Lynch
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

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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.