New Mexico Cancer Action Center


Action Center

ACS CAN Book Club - New Mexico and Arizona

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!

Latest Updates

February 6, 2020
New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. – Feb. 6, 2020 – With 31.2% of high-schoolers across the nation using tobacco products, including 27.5% using e-cigarettes, volunteers from across New Mexico will ask the Legislature to prioritize tobacco prevention and cessation programs by increasing their funding by $1.5 million in 2020. At the American

August 1, 2019
New Mexico

According to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, New Mexico measured up to policy recommendations in in four of the eight evaluated issue areas.

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.

State Contacts

Marisa Trujillo
New Mexico Grassroots Manager
Adrienne M. Lynch
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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