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Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center

ACS CAN Mississippi Cancer Advocacy Luncheon

Join American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, November 13 from 11-1 for an opportunity to learn more about how you can become involved with policy solutions at the local, state and federal levels.

Latest Updates

August 1, 2019
Mississippi

Mississippi ranks very last in the nation when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer. According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

March 5, 2019
Mississippi

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
Mississippi

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.

August 9, 2018
Mississippi

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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