Vermont Cancer Action Center


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Raise the sale age of tobacco to 21!

Ninety-five percent of adults who smoke started this deadly addiction before the age of 21.

Latest Updates

January 4, 2018

Governor Phil Scott is preparing to deliver his State of the State Message today. Bill Sherman, managing director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network ACS CAN) released the following statement in advance of the governor’s message: “Vermont has a history as a leader in public health, but there

November 3, 2017

Our voices have been heard! Today, Vermont insurance carriers and providers issued a protocol to standardize coding for screening mammograms. This determination will help ensure that Vermonters receive mammograms at no cost, as the law intends. This is a significant win in our campaign to improve access to lifesaving mammograms!

September 25, 2017

On Tuesday night, nearly 100 people attended the first ever Lights of Hope Harvest Dinner on Langdon St. in Montpelier. Together we shared a night of delicious food, community, and music, while raising money to support ACS CAN’s mission to make fighting cancer a national legislative priority. Thank you all

September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 The Honorable Philip Scott Office of the Governor 109 State Capitol Pavilion Montpelier, VT 05609 Dear Governor Scott, The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, is the nation’s largest patient advocacy organization, dedicated to eliminating death and

State Contacts

Marc Kaplan
Senior Specialist, Division Media Advocacy
Albany, NY
Scott Hobson
Grassroots Manager

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