Alabama Cancer Action Center


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Make Montgomery Smoke-free!

This year, secondhand smoke will cause more than 41,000 deaths nation-wide among nonsmokers and smoking remains the leading preventable cause of illness and death in Alabama. Despite this, there are still places in Montgomery that allow tobacco use indoors!

The evidence is clear:

Latest Updates

November 17, 2022

MONTGOMERY, AL – November 17, 2022 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout® today by calling on state officials to protect the health of Alabama residents by investing in the state’s tobacco cessation program to support adults who wish

February 4, 2022

MONTGOMERY, AL – February 4, 2022 – An event held late Thursday by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) highlighted the promise of new blood-based cancer screening technologies that have the potential to dramatically increase early-stage diagnosis for a wide

November 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY, AL – November 2, 2021 – Today, the Senate is expected to consider legislation that would undermine vaccine requirements by entities in the state after the bill was passed by the Senate General Fund Committee late yesterday. Since the start of the special session, 12 bills such bills

October 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY, AL September 29, 2021 – Nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district dialed into calls and logged onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

Alabama Events

April 4, 2023
Montgomery, AL

2023 ACS CAN Alabama Cancer Action Day Please join us for the 2023 ACS CAN Alabama Cancer Action Day. This is an impactful event at the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery on Tuesday, April 4th from 8:00 AM CST to 2:00 PM CST. COVID Protocols: The health and...

State Contacts

Jane Adams
Government Relations Director
Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Media Advocacy Manager

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