New Jersey Cancer Action Center


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Not all communities are benefiting from the latest advancements in biomarker testing and precision medicine. 

Latest Updates

April 5, 2024
New Jersey

January 15, 2024, marked 18 years since the New Jersey Smoke-free Air Act was signed into law. My family and I are proud New Jerseyans and direct beneficiaries of this groundbreaking legislation. I distinctly remember the difference it made in everyday life; clearing the haze from restaurants, commuter trains and businesses made it safer for workers and patrons alike. It is hard for me to imagine returning to a restaurant and sitting through a meal with plumes over my plate, ashtrays at every table or returning to a workplace where smoking is permitted and condoned.

March 6, 2024
New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – March 6, 2024 – As state lawmakers consider proposals that aim to reduce the financial impact of disease on patients and families, a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows that medical debt is associated with worse health status, more premature deaths and higher

February 16, 2024
New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – February 16, 2024 – Protecting free preventive cancer screenings and reducing the burden of medical debt are the top issues of concern for cancer patients and survivors today, according to a new survey by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) that asked participants to

February 14, 2024
New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – FEBRUARY 14, 2024 – This week, legislation was introduced in opposition to smoke-free casino bill (Senate Bill 1493) that received the support of the Senate Health Committee in January. The following is a response from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN)’s New Jersey

State Contacts

Sr. Maggie Lopez, Ed. D.
New Jersey Grassroots Manager
Quinton Law
Government Relations Director
Casey O’Neill
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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