Cancer Action Events



May 30, 2017

Maine ACS CAN's Day at the Capitol is a time for those of us whose lives have been impacted by cancer to come together in Augusta from all parts of the state to share our stories and talk with our elected officials about making the fight against cancer a priority...

June 10, 2017
las Vegas, NV

Lights of HOPE is an American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) event that honors loved ones who have fought cancer and survived and remembers those who lost the battle with lighted bags that will line the U.S. Capitol Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C.

June 12, 2017
Boston, MA

The ACS CAN 10th Annual New England Research Breakfast is a premiere event that brings together more than 250 leaders from business, academia, health care, government, and life sciences communities to highlight the latest advances in cancer research and to support the mission of ACS CAN. Special thanks to our honorary chair, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh.

June 20, 2017
Sacramento, CA

Please join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network on June 20 th at Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in downtown Sacramento in honoring Assemblymember Jim Wood, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee. Assemblymember Wood helped lead the fight to pass an historic package of tobacco control bills in 2016 and is...

June 21, 2017
Bedford, NH

Join the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's advocacy team and local volunteers to discuss how you CAN make a difference in the fight against cancer. You may join us in person or by phone. A call-in number will be provided upon RSVP. Please RSVP to or...

June 22, 2017
Charlottesville, VA

Join us in Charlottesville for the 2017 ACS CAN Virginia Cancer Research Breakfast on June 22!

Organize a Fundraising Event

You choose the theme and place. We'll provide the easy-to-use technology that allows you to create your own highly engaging personal fundraising webpage and invite your friends and family. And don't forget to ask us for some great ACS CAN swag.

Relay for Life

Talk with volunteers about advocacy, gather petition signatures and recruit ACS CAN members at these fun and energizing American Cancer Society events.