Hawaii Cancer Action Center


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May 21, 2024

Check out the May Newsletter This month's newsletter includes: 2024 Cancer Action Day, Legislative Session, ACS' Facts and Figures on AANHPI, Affinity Groups and more!

May 7, 2024

Advocates with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commend the Hawaii State Legislature for the passage of HCR 53 during the 2024 legislative session. The resolution moves Hawaii one step closer to advancing legislation to expand access to the testing needed to connect cancer patients and those battling other diseases to precision treatments through biomarker testing.

March 26, 2024

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across Hawaii met with their legislators at the Hawaii State Capitol Thursday to urge them to support HB1301. If enacted, the policy would enable funding for a multiethnic cohort study by the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Hawaii Pacific region.

October 23, 2023

Uri Martos’ first experience with cancer was when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer during her sophomore yea r of college, in 1998. Thankfully, after a mastectomy and chemotherapy, her mother is still surviving and thriving to this day. Because of her mother’s cancer, Uri joined a high-risk cancer

State Contacts

Cynthia Au
Government Relations Director, Hawaii-Guam
Priscilla Cabral-Perez
Regional Multicultural Media Advocacy Assoc. Dir.
Alex Wiles
Sr. Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Las Vegas

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