Wyoming Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Photo of ACS CAN Volunteers at Advocacy Event to Support Cancer Research Funding

Policy Forum: Cancer Research in Your Backyard

Here is your chance to learn about cancer research happening in your backyard and mingle with individuals searching for an end to cancer as well as treating cancer with clinical trials.

Wyoming Priorities

Latest Updates

April 26, 2017

Welcome to ACS CAN Wyoming’s first quarterly newsletter! We are so pleased to bring you this publication to update you on the advocacy work our team of staff and volunteers is doing at the local, state and federal levels and let you know how YOU can help us fight back against cancer! Please click the link below to learn more! WY April 2017 Quarterly Newsletter.pdf

March 7, 2017

At age 20, I was diagnosed with metastatic soft tissue sarcoma, leaving me with 20-plus tumors in my lungs requiring frequent CT scans to monitor growth. Against all odds, I’ve survived and health coverage is my lifeline. Without health insurance, I don’t know how I would pay for the medical

March 2, 2017

For the better part of a year-and-a-half, ACS CAN volunteers and staff in Wyoming worked on passing model palliative care legislation that would create a statewide task force to assess how healthcare facilities can make palliative care more available to patients with serious illnesses—improving quality of life while saving healthcare

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...

Wyoming Events

October 11, 2017
Cheyenne, WY

You're invited to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's (ACS CAN) annual Policy Forum, a premiere event that will bring together advocates from the medical, education, government and research communities.

State Contacts

Dawn Scott
Wyoming Grassroots Manager
Jason Mincer
Wyoming Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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