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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

October 11, 2022
Mississippi

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

March 23, 2022
Mississippi

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

January 4, 2022
Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – As lawmakers dive into the 2022 legislative session, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges legislators to prioritize proven tobacco control measures and access to care, both of which will ease the burden of cancer on Mississippi residents. “Expanding Medicaid would ensure that

November 17, 2021
Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 46th annual Great American Smokeout tomorrow by calling on elected officials to protect the health of all Mississippi residents by implementing strong tobacco control legislation. "The Great American Smokeout is about helping people quit, and we know

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.