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Help Ensure Oral Chemotherapy Fairness

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

Latest Updates

May 2, 2018

LANSING, Mich.– May 2, 2018 – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), gave testimony today to express their concerns about legislation that has been passed by the Michigan Senate and is being considered by the House Appropriations Committee. Senate Bill 897, would require able-bodied adults enrolled

April 27, 2018

Ionia Sentinel-Standard April 27, 2018 LANSING — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) honored Portland resident Beth Trierweiler with its Advocacy Volunteer of the Year award recently in Lansing. “Beth serves a key role within ACS CAN with great passion and commitment,” said

April 25, 2018

ABC News 12 LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) - (04/25/18) - A group of health care advocates are trying to align Michigan's policies with more than 43 other states. Those other states provide equal health insurance coverage of chemotherapy, whether it's taken by needle or

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

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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