Michigan Cancer Action Center


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Michigan Capitol

Help Ensure Oral Chemotherapy Fairness

Support greater access to oral chemotherapy for cancer patients.  Support oral chemotherapy fairness legislation.

Latest Updates

April 14, 2018

Reader's view: Don't take lifeline from cancer patients To the editor: I was diagnosed with cancer 31 years ago. Today, I'm cancer free. Unless you've gone through this fight yourself or walked through it with a loved one, it may be hard to understand just how difficult fighting can be

April 11, 2018

Detroit News: Letters to the Editor Medicaid work requirements unfair As a cancer survivor, I could not disagree more with the recent column, “ Work requirements can save Medicaid ,” Apr. 10. I am a bone cancer survivor, undergoing an aggressive treatment of

October 18, 2017

The Michigan Senate today voted in favor of a bill to ensure oral chemotherapy is not subject to higher out-of-pocket costs than intravenous chemotherapy. It now moves to the House of Representatives for further consideration.

September 18, 2017

Next week, Jennifer Coston, from Merrill, will join more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Midland Daily News Published 2:00 am, Saturday, September 9, 2017

Michigan Events

April 25, 2018
Lansing, MI

The Co-Chairs of the Michigan Legislative Cancer Caucus, Senators Rebekah Warren and Tom Casperson along with Representatives Tom Cochran and Daire Rendon, cordially invite you to an informal meet and greet breakfast with Michigan’s legislative leaders to discuss important cancer policy issues in Michigan and nationwide. Tickets $50 per person...

April 25, 2018
Lansing, MI

ACS CAN Michigan Invites you to share your passion and your voice to change Michigan for the better! This is a great opportunity to get ACS CAN volunteers to talk with their lawmakers about important issues facing cancer patients and their families in Michigan.

State Contacts

Matt Phelan
Michigan Grassroots Manager
East Lansing
Andrew Schepers
Michigan Government Relations Director
East Lansing
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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