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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. For more information, contact [email protected] or call...

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Each year, an estimated 5,400 Mississippians die from smoking-related diseases. Significantly raising the tax on tobacco has been proven to be the single most effective way to prevent children from starting to smoke.

Mississippi

The evidence is clear: Tanning devices have been classified as "carcinogenic to humans" by the World Health Organization. People who use tanning beds before the age of 35 increase their risk of melanoma by 59 percent. Melanoma is one of the most common cancers among people in their 20s.