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Tobacco 21 is long overdue in Flagstaff

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Latest Updates

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.

February 2, 2023

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers rallied at the Arizona Capitol to urge lawmakers to support the reauthorization of the Arizona Health Cancer Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid program.

June 3, 2022

Photos of the event here . Phoenix , Ariz. – Last night, cancer advocates in Phoenix kicked off National Cancer Survivor Month with an important message to Congress: affordable cancer care is PAST DUE. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers gathered on Thursday for an evening

May 6, 2022

Governor Ducey signed legislation that will ensure biomarker testing is covered by more insurance plans, including Medicaid. The new law will enable more Arizonans to benefit from biomarker testing, a critical step in accessing precision medicine treatments that can lead to improved survival, better quality of life.

Arizona Events

March 14, 2024MST
Phoenix, AZ

Join us on Thursday, March 14, 2024 in Phoenix at the Arizona State Capitol to advocate for increased access to cancer screenings.

State Contacts

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

Share Your Story

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.