Mississippi Cancer Action Center


Action Center

volunteer advocates

Virtual ACS CAN Mississippi "Cancer Action Day"

Join us on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 for our "Virtual "Cancer Action Day.

Latest Updates

January 14, 2021

JACKSON, MS – January 14, 2021 – The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently announced their decision to lift the policy that prohibits smoking inside prisons beginning February 1, 2021. The below statement is on behalf of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, American Heart

January 5, 2021

JACKSON, MS – January 4, 2021 – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) looks ahead to what public health initiatives our lawmakers can accomplish in the 2021 legislative session particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. At such

November 30, 2020

JACKSON, MS — November 25, 2020 — Mississippi ranks 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 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) How Do You Measure Up? 2019

September 17, 2020

JACKSON, MS – September 17, 2020 – Nearly 500 cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones from all 50 states and nearly every congressional district will dial into calls and log onto virtual meetings this week to ask members of Congress to make the fight against cancer a national

State Contacts

Anita Bales
Grassroots Manager
Kimberly Hughes
Government Relations Director
Taylor Hall
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.