Alaska Cancer Action Center


Action Center

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Take Action Against Cancer with ACS CAN - Anchorage Advocacy Training

You are invited to join staff and other local volunteers for a grassroots tactics training on Wednesday, February 5, from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Loussac Library (3600 Denali Street, Anchorage).

Latest Updates

September 11, 2019

Senator Lisa Murkowski received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award on Tuesday, September 10, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of her significant contributions to the fight against cancer.

August 20, 2019

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Anchorage’s new age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, rises to 21 on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 20. To celebrate, community advocates, public health leaders, and Anchorage Assembly members will host a press conference to discuss this new Tobacco 21 ordinance and

July 25, 2019

Great news! The Anchorage Assembly took a stand against Big Tobacco and voted 11-0 in favor of raising the age of sale for tobacco products in Anchorage from 19 to 21. We wanted to extend a big THANK YOU to all of the volunteers like you who contacted the

February 21, 2019

Originally Published at on February 20, 2019 Written by Jennifer Williams Nikiski Student Joe Yourkoski Recognized For Work With American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Joe Yourkoski was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of four, and by the age of 13 was declared a

State Contacts

Emily Nenon
Alaska Government Relations Director
Heather Aronno
Alaska Grassroots Manager
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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