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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

October 17, 2020
New Mexico

Congress holds the purse strings to fund research. They can make the difference in ending cancer as we know it, including breast cancer! Support ACS CAN and the Power of the Purse today. Everyone who donates $20 dollars will receive the 2020 purse pin pictured here. Pins will be send

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

State Contacts

Marisa Trujillo
New Mexico Grassroots Manager
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.