Massachusetts Cancer Action Center


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MA State House

RSVP for 2023 ACS CAN Massachusetts Lobby Day

Join the ACS CAN Massachusetts team for an impactful IN-PERSON lobby day at the State House in Boston on Wednesday, June 21st! There will be an exciting program planned full of issue briefings, social media activites, sit-down meetings with legislators, and more.

Latest Updates

January 26, 2023

The new Legislative session kicked off on January 3rd, and we're excited to share information on ACS CAN Massachusetts priority issues. ACS CAN Massachusetts worked with legislative champions and partner organizations to file bills before the deadline of January 20th. Click the link above to read more: Here are the

January 21, 2022

Kate Weissman State Lead Ambassador Kate Weissman is a five-year Stage 2B cervical cancer survivor. She has been a part of ACS CAN, serving as the ACT Lead for Congressional District 7, since October 2018. She is dedicated to educating people about cervical cancer and tackling the issue

January 5, 2022

A newly released, first of its kind study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows that Massachusetts’ law ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol flavored cigarettes, implemented in June 2020, tremendously decreased menthol and all (menthol and nonflavored) cigarette sales in the state.

September 17, 2020

BOSTON – Massachusetts Rep. Danielle Gregoire and Massachusetts Sen. John Keenan each received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award this week, the most prestigious award presented by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), in recognition of their significant contributions to the fight against cancer. Both were recognized for

Massachusetts Events

June 21, 2023
Boston, MA

Join the ACS CAN Massachusetts team for an impactful day at the MA State House in Boston on Wednesday, June 21st! This year, we are going to be transitioning back towards an in-person engagement, bringing new opportunities for Massachusetts’ cancer community. By joining ACS CAN Massachusetts for State Lobby Day...

State Contacts

Marc Hymovitz
Massachusetts Government Relations Director
Julia Seremba
Grassroots Manager
Amber Herting
Associate Director, Media Advocacy

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