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

July 13, 2017

ACS CAN Kansas staff set out on a #RoadtriptoPalco to attend Sen. Moran's town hall and to ask him to protect quality, affordable healthcare.

June 10, 2017

The 2017 Legislature has adjourned without passing a tax increase on cigarettes.

May 8, 2017

The new poll also shows that Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto of the Legislature’s bill to expand KanCare is unpopular among both Republicans and Democrats.

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.

Kansas Events

February 6, 2018
Topeka, KS

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network for our annual Day at the Capitol event on February 6, 2018. We will start our day with an overview of our policy priorities and "Advocacy 101". After our morning training concludes, we'll provide attendees with a lunch before their meetings with...

State Contacts

Jordan Rickabaugh
Kansas Grassroots Manager
Hilary Gee
Kansas Government Relations Director
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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