Arizona Cancer Action Center


Action Center

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 30, 2019

Hannah Gaffney, president of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, spent the first week of September lobbying for more cancer research. After hearing about a fellow sorority sister being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, Gaffney looked for fundraising options for her friend and stumbled upon the non-profit organization the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

August 1, 2019

Arizona’s lawmakers must continue to reject any attempts to weaken or undermine effective tobacco control legislation and implement comprehensive policies that will prevent our kids from developing a lifelong addiction to tobacco.

February 6, 2019

PHOENIX – Feb. 6, 2019 – Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, students and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at the Capitol today in support of a package of tobacco control bills designed to reduce the toll of tobacco on the state as well

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, in

Arizona Events

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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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.