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Pour yourself a cup of tea, and join ACS CAN’s first virtual book club. We’ll be reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks with your fellow cancer fighters in Arizona and New Mexico! We’re advocating for the Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act, federal legislation that would expand access to...

New Mexico

Please join us for our 2020 Day at the Capitol event! For more information about the event please contact [email protected]

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What is ACS CAN? The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is making cancer a top priority for public officials and candidates at the federal, state and local levels. ACS CAN empowers advocates across the country to make their voices heard and influence evidence-based public policy change as...

New Mexico

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. Tell us how cancer has impacted your life. And,...

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We are looking for highly motivated action takers who want to go the extra mile in fighting cancer. We are looking for a passionate individual who would be willing to devote 3-5 hours every other week to actively engaging their congressional representative about why cancer issues matter. If you fit...

New Mexico

We are looking for motivated action takers who want to go the extra mile in fighting cancer. We are looking for a passionate individual who would be willing to devote 3-5 hours every other week to actively engaging their congressional representative about why cancer issues matter. If you fit the...

New Mexico

Using an indoor tanning device can increase the risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 59 percent. Yet teenagers and young adults are tanning at higher rates than their older counterparts, making melanoma the fourth most common cancer among young men and women aged 15-29 years. We...

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Protect Kids. Fight Cancer. Save Lives.

New Mexico

We have made a lot of progress educating lawmakers about the importance of funding lifesaving tobacco prevention programs and increasing the tax on tobacco products. But they still need to hear the impact that tobacco use has on YOU. Have you watched a loved one suffer from tobacco-related illness or...