Arizona Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

May 15, 2024

Members of the newly formed Arizona Cancer Action Caucus held their inaugural meeting Wednesday afternoon at the state capitol to discuss ways to combat the disease in the state. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) helped form the caucus, which consists of a bipartisan group of seven state lawmakers. All members have been touched by cancer, including some who are survivors.

March 14, 2024

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – MARCH 14, 2024 – Cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers from across Arizona convened at the State Capitol Thursday for ‘Cancer Action Day,’ an event hosted annually by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). Donning bright blue shirts, volunteers met with several state lawmakers and urged them to support policies that would aid in the fight against cancer.

March 5, 2024

PHOENIX, ARIZ.– March 5, 2024 – Governor Katie Hobbs announced a new plan to eliminate medical debt for up to 1 million people in Arizona, Monday morning. As part of “Affordable Arizona: Tackling Medical Debt for Working Families” program, the state will partner with RIP Medical Debt to buy back medical debt over the next two years.

September 9, 2023

Volunteers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted Arizona’s first-ever ‘Lights of Hope’ event on Friday evening outside of the Arizona State Legislature offices. The powerful display included hundreds of lit bags to honor and remember loved ones affected by cancer.

State Contacts

Cristianne Scherrer
Arizona Grassroots Manager
Brian Hummell
Arizona Government Relations Director
Alex Wiles
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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