California Cancer Action Center


Action Center

2,4,6,8...Who Do We Appreciate - YOU!

We appreciate the big things, the small things and all the things in between that you do to help in the fight against cancer.  Whether you are contacting your elected officials by email or phone or meeting with them in person, participating in events or sharing information with friends - we thank

Latest Updates

April 12, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is rolling out its Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics campaign for the 2018 election season. ACS CAN is once again challenging current officeholders and candidates for legislative and statewide offices to reject contributions from

March 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in both men and women in California. Awareness is key because this is a cancer that is treatable, curable, and in many cases, completely preventable. To shine a light on this important health issue, the

January 26, 2018

Sacramento, CA – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is urging California drivers and riders to go pink! The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is taking orders for Pink Ribbon license plates for all vehicles including motorcycles. In fact, “pink plates” have already started arriving in the

December 1, 2017

Los Angeles – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) announced today that both candidates for California’s 51st Assembly District runoff accepted ACS CAN’s challenge to not take special interest contributions from tobacco companies. Assembly candidates Wendy Carrillo and Luis Lopez say they support the Snuff Tobacco

California Events

September 6, 2018
San Diego, CA

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) 2018 San Diego Research Breakfast will bring together almost two hundred leaders from the business, education, government and research communities to advance the work of ACS CAN. The event unites those who are fighting to end cancer and supports the work...

State Contacts

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

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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.