Tennessee Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

May 10, 2017

Yesterday, the Tennessee Legislature passed SB 1170 that will establish a state task force on palliative care and quality of life. Palliative care can provide better quality of life for cancer patients, and those with other chronic diseases, and their families by focusing on relieving the pain, stress and other

April 21, 2017

ACS CAN, American Lung Association, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids express outrage over tobacco company’s sponsorship of Chamber of Commerce’s annual Academies of Nashville awards gala.

April 12, 2017

Download the 2017 legislative priorities for ACS CAN Tennessee.

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

Jessica Brooks
Tennessee Grassroots Manager
Lynn Williams
Tennessee Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Sr. Specialist/Media Advocacy

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