Arizona Cancer Action Center


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Make Cancer Research an Election Issue in Arizona

Cancer research saves lives.  It is the engine behind the ongoing progress in the fight against cancer, offering hope for better treatment, prevention and early detection, and improved quality of life.  

Latest Updates

September 20, 2018

By A candlelight vigil, Lights of Hope, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, is assembled near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013,

September 18, 2018

PHOENIX This month, nearly 700 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will gather in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Advocates will urge Congress to take

August 25, 2018

Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Sen. John McCain:

August 9, 2018

“This 16th edition of the report shows how far we’ve come in the fight against cancer,” said ACS CAN Government Relations Director Brian Hummell. “But 11 years have passed since we last increased the tobacco tax, and it is time the Legislature considers an increase of $1.50 per pack of cigarettes."

State Contacts

Alyss Jensby
Arizona Grassroots Manager
Brian Hummell
Arizona Government Relations Director
Adrienne M. Lynch
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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