Mississippi Cancer Action Center


Action Center

Mississippi State Capitol

2019 Capitol Day Thank You

Our ACS CAN annual Capitol Day was a great success thanks to so many volunteer advocates touched by cancer who came together, shared their stories and talked with elected officials about making the fight against cancer a priority in our state.

Latest Updates

March 5, 2019

A statement by the ACS CAN’s Mississippi government relations director on the state legislature’s failure to protect those 17-years-old or younger from cancer-causing indoor tanning devices.

February 13, 2019

Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director at American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), issued a statement on the Senate’s passage of a bill that will protect anyone 17-year-olds and younger from cancer-causing indoor tanning devices.

September 19, 2018

A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality

August 9, 2018

Mississippi falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer.

State Contacts

Anita Bales
Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Denise Billings
Sr. Specialist, Media Advocacy, Mid-South

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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.