Mississippi Cancer Action Center

Action Center

Share Your Cancer Story With Us

Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love?  Your lawmakers are overwhelmed with numbers and studies.  What they need most are stories about people - real people in their own community or district.

Latest Updates

November 15, 2023

For cancer patients and survivors caught in the coverage gap, we know access to health care means comprehensive coverage for cessation and other resources to help Mississippians with limited incomes successfully quit smoking, but it also means access to screening, medications, and life-saving treatment.

April 4, 2023

Click link below to see ACS CAN Mississippi's work in the legislature: /sites/default/files/docs/2023_ms_legislative_session_summary.pdf

October 11, 2022

Videos Highlight Long-Standing Barriers to Health Care and Ongoing Challenges in Mississippi

March 23, 2022

JACKSON, MISS. – Today marks 12 years since the historic passage of the Affordable Care Act. Yet over 228,000 Mississippians remain uninsured, denied coverage by state lawmakers who refuse to increase access to Medicaid. “Where you live shouldn’t determine if you live – unfortunately, in Mississippi, it does,” said

State Contacts

Anita Bales
Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Ryan Poppe
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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.