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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.

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.

New Mexico Events

August 27, 2019
Albuquerque, NM

The NM Cancer Summit is a premiere event that brings together key leaders and decision makers in business, education, medical research, cancer care, government, and health policy.

State Contacts

Marisa Trujillo
New Mexico Grassroots Manager
Sandra Adondakis
New Mexico Government Relations Director
Adrienne M. Lynch
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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