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We appreciate the big things, the small things and all the things in between that you do to help in the fight against cancer.  Whether you are contacting your elected officials by email or phone or meeting with them in person, participating in events or sharing information with friends - we thank

Latest Updates

September 9, 2019
California

Washington, D.C. – Lynda Barbour was recognized as the country’s top government relations professional by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in honor of her exceptional work advocating for cancer-fighting public policies. ACS CAN, the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, presents the award each year

September 9, 2019
California

Washington, D.C. – Grace Pugh was awarded the Ambassador Constituent Team (ACT!) Lead of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her exceptional commitment to advocacy work and making cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to a lead congressional district volunteer

September 9, 2019
California

Washington, D.C. – Jim Knox, managing director of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) California, was awarded the Alan Mills Award by ACS CAN for his outstanding dedication to reducing the cancer burden caused by tobacco use in California. The Alan Mills Award recognizes an ACS

August 1, 2019
California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to a new cancer-fighting report released today. According to How Do You Measure Up? : A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity

California Events

October 2, 2019
San Diego, CA

2019 ACS CAN San Diego Research Breakfast On October 2, 2019, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) San Diego Research Breakfast will bring together more than one hundred leaders from the business, education, government and research communities to advance the work of ACS CAN. The event...

October 2, 2019
Los Angeles, CA

2019 Los Angeles Policy Forum The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will host a forum to discuss the social determinants of health and the cancer connection. Speakers Include: Rigoberto Garcia, Director of Health Education at the Venice Family Clinic Rigoberto has...

State Contacts

Lori G Bremner
Grassroots Director
Tim Gibbs
Senior Director, Government Relations
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Director, Media Advocacy

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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.