California Cancer Action Center


Action Center

2,4,6,8...Who Do We Appreciate - YOU!

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

January 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO, CA - The voices of cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are making a difference at the Capitol as evidenced by the vital cancer-fighting policies that passed the legislature in 2018. The advocacy affiliate for the American Cancer Society, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

December 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA —Governor Jerry Brown is putting his support behind Cancer Screen Week, which starts today. During Cancer Screen Week, the State of California joins communities across the nation to increase awareness of the benefits of detecting cancer early and the importance of discussing individual risk factors for cancer with

October 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Candidates’ support for cancer-fighting policies such as access to adequate and affordable health care is critically important to many Californians. As part of its Cancer Votes program, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is contacting Congressional candidates across the country in a nationwide

October 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA – Leading health organizations, community groups and about 60 young people–-held a rally at Sacramento City Hall today, October 17, 2018, to oppose flavored tobacco products that the tobacco industry is using to lure youth into a lifetime of tobacco addiction. The rally kicked off the SacKids vs.

California Events

April 9, 2019
Sacramento, CA

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network on April 9 th at the Capitol Event Center located just a block away from the state capitol for our annual awards reception. This event serves to support the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy affiliate of...

State Contacts

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

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.