Nevada Cancer Action Center


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CAN Nevada Team

ACS CAN Nevada Needs Your Voice

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Latest Updates

January 23, 2024

LAS VEGAS, NEV. – January 23, 2024 – A Las Vegas resident, three-time cervical cancer survivor, and volunteer with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) joined dozens of other survivors, patients, and Clark County Commissioners at the official lighting of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Tuesday afternoon. The sign will shine teal and white in honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.

December 8, 2023

LAS VEGAS, NEV.– December 8, 2023 – A two-time prostate cancer from Henderson is celebrating nearly five years of being cancer-free by urging U.S. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen to support increased access to screenings for prostate cancer before Congress breaks for holiday recess.

September 21, 2023

LAS VEGAS, NEV. – Cancer survivors and patients from Las Vegas and Reno represented Nevada in Washington, D.C. Tuesday as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Tammy Moyle, Deidra Hamilton, Patti Kellerhouse, Jennifer Johnson, Sean McCoy, and Alphonso Gibbs joined more than 700 cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers from across the United States to meet with and urge lawmakers to prioritize cancer care and prevention.

August 31, 2023

Volunteers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) held a ‘Lights of Hope’ ceremony near the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Wednesday evening. The powerful visual display included dozens of lit bags to honor and remember loved ones affected by cancer. Each bag included the name of a Nevadan who has fought cancer.

State Contacts

Jamie Rodriguez
Government Relations Director
Alex Wiles
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager
Las Vegas
Latoschka Nether
Nevada Grassroots Manager
Las Vegas

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