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Latest Updates

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...

September 6, 2016
Massachusetts

Update on the status of our 2015-2016 Youth Tobacco Prevention Bill

July 31, 2016
Massachusetts

Update on the status of the 2015-2016 access to pain medication bill.

July 15, 2016
Massachusetts

Massachusetts Events

March 29, 2017
Boston, MA

Join fellow advocates, cancer survivors and caregivers to meet with your Massachusetts lawmakers and ask them to support legislation that will help eliminate cancer as a major health problem.

June 12, 2017
Boston, MA

The ACS CAN 10th Annual New England Research Breakfast is a premiere event that brings together more than 250 leaders from business, academia, health care, government, and life sciences communities to highlight the latest advances in caner research and to support the mission of ACS CAN.

State Contacts

Melissa Cushman
Grassroots Manager, Massachusetts
Marc Hymovitz
Massachusetts Government Relations Director
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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