New Jersey Cancer Action Center


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Latest Updates

March 8, 2017
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – March 8, 2017 -The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has named Brian Shott of Cinnaminson as New Jersey government relations director. In this post, Shott will oversee advocacy efforts promoting evidence-based policy and legislative solutions designed to eliminate cancer as a major health

February 28, 2017
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – February 28, 2017 –Today Governor Christie delivered his annual budget message. Following the message Governor Christie told American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Vice President of Government Relations Bill Sherman that he agrees that, “Smokers are addicted and they need help.” Bill Sherman, released the

February 22, 2017
Alabama, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas

Cancer patients trying to select the best health insurance plan through the market places continue to face challenges in determining prescription drug coverage and cost-sharing information in prospective coverage, according to analysis released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).

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

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Brian Shott
Government Relations Director
Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy

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