California Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

April 6, 2017

(Sacramento, CA) – April 4, 2017. Cancer patients, survivors and their families from throughout California gathered at the Capitol today. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) annual Cancer Awareness Day at the Capitol assembled a large cadre of cancer advocates who urged lawmakers to make fighting

April 3, 2017

As California's new cigarette tax jumps by $2 a pack on April 1, smokers and store owners say it'll take a hit on sales. For many, it's motivation to finally quit smoking. Read the full article here:

March 31, 2017

Steph McCorkle American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network 916 802-4033 Tobacco Users Trying to Quit Ahead of April 1 $2 Tax Increase Health Groups Offer Resources for Californians Wanting to End the Addiction Sacramento, CA – March 31, 2017 – It’s no April

February 22, 2017
Alabama, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas

Cancer patients trying to select the best health insurance plan through the market places continue to face challenges in determining prescription drug coverage and cost-sharing information in prospective coverage, according to analysis released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).

California Events

May 10, 2017
San Diego, CA

Join us to hear from local women who are leading the fight for cancer in Research, Industry, and Healthcare. Guest Speakers Include: The Honorable Barbara Bry Councilwoman, City of San Diego, Founder of Athena Sun Choo, MD, UCSD Health & Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Carol Gallagher, Pharm.D...

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...

State Contacts

Lori G Bremner
Grassroots Director
Tim Gibbs
Senior Director, Government Relations
Stephanie Winn-McCorkle
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Western Region

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