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Thank You Sen. Baldwin

Take one minute to thank  Wisconsin U.S. Senator Baldwin for re-introducing legislation to improve cancer patients quality of life.

Latest Updates

March 16, 2017

ACS CAN Wisconsin advocate, Kay Lock, said it so well in her recent letter to the editor, “I am the parent of a cancer survivor, and my plate is pretty full. I worry about reoccurrence. I worry about his future. I worry about what’s to come for all my children.

March 9, 2017

For Tiffany Koehler, ACS CAN Wisconsin advocate, Medicaid was her lifeline to lifesaving treatment after being diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She’s not alone. More than a million cancer patients and survivors rely on Medicaid for their care, and the current health care proposal in Congress could put access

March 2, 2017

ACS CAN Wisconsin advocates, Nikki Payne, David Reilly, and Kari Reilly, recently met with Speaker Paul Ryan David was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 20 years ago on his 29 th birthday. After months of chemotherapy and radiation, he was cancer free. But the treatments that saved his life also severely

February 21, 2017

"Thank you, Speaker Ryan, for your leadership in getting 21 st Century Cures passed to fund more medical research. The next step is to make sure we will all be able to access those breakthroughs. Please support legislation that will keep us covered."

Wisconsin Events

May 4, 2017
Madison, WI

Close the Little Cigar Loophole. A loophole in Wisconsin tax law allows tobacco products like little cigars to be treated differently than cigarettes. Functionally, little cigars are cigarettes. This means that these products can not only be candy and fruit flavored, but also much, much cheaper, making them appealing to...

State Contacts

Greta Johnson
Grassroots Manager
Sara Sahli
Wisconsin Government Relations Director
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.