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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

March 26, 2019
New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Santa Fe residents and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers Dr. Janis Gonzales and Liesl Gonzales travel to Washington, D.C., today to share the story of their daughter and sister, urge lawmakers to fully fund the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and

March 13, 2019
New Mexico

An amendment filed Tuesday to House Bill 6 will severely undercut efforts to combat Big Tobacco in New Mexico, where more than 28 percent of all cancer deaths can be attributed to its products.

February 19, 2019
New Mexico

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) will be presenting testimony this week at three legislative hearings in Santa Fe that could help forge a new direction in the state’s battle to address the growing crisis caused by tobacco products.

February 6, 2019
New Mexico

There are a few different tobacco related bills passing through their first House committee hearings.

State Contacts

Marisa Trujillo
New Mexico Grassroots Manager
Sandra Adondakis
New Mexico Government Relations Director
Adrienne M. Lynch
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.