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February 5, 2019
New Mexico

Teresa Gomez Teresa is New Mexico's new State Lead Ambassador. She is an ovarian cancer survivor and has dedicated her time as a volunteer for ACS-CAN since 2015. In addition to her work with ACS CAN, Teresa has been involved in leadership positions in various policy arenas. She is

January 30, 2019
New Mexico

The public health community in New Mexico opposes a proposal by Sen. Clemente Sanchez to increase the state’s cigarette tax by 34 cents per pack because it will not significantly improve the health of New Mexicans.

January 28, 2019
New Mexico

Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, students and advocates from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) rallied at New Mexico's Roundhouse today in support of increasing the state’s tobacco tax by $1.50 per pack and prohibiting minors under the age of 18 from using tanning devices.

October 31, 2018
New Mexico

Twenty-four candidates have taken the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) up on its challenge to “just say no” to Big Tobacco campaign money.

October 3, 2018
New Mexico

According to the latest report, candidates for office in New Mexico have taken $8,750 in contributions from Big Tobacco between Aug. 1, 2018, and Sept. 3, 2018.

September 21, 2018
New Mexico

We all want to enjoy our retirement years, replacing work with fun and relaxing activities, like playing tennis, reading, yoga, traveling, and seeing family. Regina has done all of those things since she retired from her career as a nurse. But Regina also felt that there was a need for people to learn and talk about cancer.

September 7, 2018
New Mexico

Nearly 20 candidates in New Mexico have taken the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network up on its challenge to “just say no” to Big Tobacco campaign money.

August 30, 2018
New Mexico

In the latest edition of ACS CAN’s “How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality,” New Mexico received an unsatisfactory grade for access to palliative care because it has failed to adopt evidence-based policies and best practices.

August 22, 2018
New Mexico

Across New Mexico, ACS CAN ambassadors are sharing their stories with lawmakers on key legislative issues. Today we share a story about personally benefiting from palliative care by Judy Towers, an ambassador living in Santa Fe.